Leveraging fifteen years of middle-market M&A experience, Lance Bell leads BRG Capital Advisors’ efforts in healthcare services.

He has completed over $2 billion in transaction value across a broad range of transactions, including sell- and buy-side advisory, as well as capital raising for public and private companies. His healthcare expertise includes physician practices, behavioral healthcare, facilities and alternate sites, and outsourced healthcare services.

Before transitioning to investment banking, Mr. Bell worked as a corporate and securities attorney, counseling senior executives, in-house counsels, and investors regarding legal and regulatory aspects of business strategies, including M&A transactions, initial public offerings, and private placements of debt and equity.

Mr. Bell was previously a senior vice president at an investment bank in Nashville, where he focused on healthcare services. Prior to investment banking, he practiced law at one of the largest law firms in the Midwest US. He graduated summa cum laude from Transylvania University with a BA in accounting. He earned a JD from Vanderbilt University Law School and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in finance, entrepreneurship, and accounting.

Employment History

Bailey Southwell & Co.
Senior Vice President
2016 – 2019

Avondale Partners
Vice President and Director
2012 – 2016

P&M Corporate Finance
2010 – 2012

Frost Brown Todd
Associate Attorney
2003 – 2006

Community/Civic Involvement

Youth About Business, Southeast Advisory Board

Areas of Expertise


University of Chicago Booth School of Business
MBA, 2008

Vanderbilt University Law School
JD, 2003

Transylvania University
BA, Accounting (summa cum laude), 2000