Lane VC, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based venture capital firm with a strategic focus on mobility, and supporting tech, added Brent Bennet as a Venture Partner.
Bennett’s business, finance and operational experience will strengthen Lane VC’s investment strategy and support current portfolio companies.
Bennett brings to Lane VC a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success in venture capital, technology, and entrepreneurship. In his new role, he will play a pivotal role in guiding Lane VC’s investment decisions and working closely with portfolio management teams.
Bennett began his career with a human resource outsourcing firm, and served in the U.S. Army Reserve representing soldiers returning from Desert Storm in matters pertaining to retirement, life insurance, and the G.I. bill. He has served on the board of the Utah Entrepreneur Organization, the broker advisory board of CIGNA, Aetna Health Plans, Selecthealth and the National Advisory board of UnitedHealthcare. Bennett has been a leader in the employee benefits market since 2002, when he acquired Spectra Benefits. Under his leadership, Spectra Benefits was recognized on the Inc. 5000 list, five years in a row, and was acquired by HUB International in 2018.
Commenting on the appointment, Brent Bennett said: “I am honored to be joining Lane VC, a firm that has already made significant strides in investing in leading mobility technologies. I am excited to collaborate with the talented team at Lane VC and leverage our collective expertise to drive positive change and create opportunities for our portfolio companies.“
Kasey Evans, Founder and Managing Partner of Lane VC, added:
“We are thrilled to welcome Brent at Lane VC as a Venture Partner. His deep understanding of mobility businesses, scaling business development processes, and thought leadership will be invaluable as we continue to seek out and invest in the most promising startups with the potential to reshape industries and change lives.“
Based in Utah, Lane VC is a niche focused venture capital firm that specializes in investing in mobility and mobility supporting tech based startups. The firm actively supports and accelerates the growth of companies that are revolutionizing their respective industries.