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Our Team

The right talent can make or break an investment.
With over 25 years of experience advising private equity firms and their portfolio companies, every search we complete is underpinned by the full power of our team.

Scott Dunklee
Scott DunkleePartner
Scott is a Founder and Managing Partner of the Lancer Group, a Private Equity-focused executive search firm and human capital consultancy providing private equity clients and their portfolio companies high-impact C-suite talent who drive exceptional value creation.
Dashan Subramaniam
Dashan SubramaniamPartner
Dashan is a Partner with The Lancer Group and is responsible for successfully placing C-level executives into key leadership roles for the firm’s public and private equity clients. He has worked on numerous C-level searches and competitive intelligence projects while taking an active role in refining research techniques and best practices used by the firm to identify top-tier executive talent.
Brett Williams
Brett WilliamsSenior Recruitment Consultant
Brett is a Senior Recruitment Consultant with more than 15 years of experience in sourcing and recruiting, and prides himself on his ability to solve complex challenges related to human capital.
Marilyn Buehler
Marilyn BuehlerAssociate Recruiter
Marilyn is an Associate Recruitment Consultant with Lancer Group and is responsible for supporting the firm’s search execution and business development initiatives.
May Ling Lai
May Ling LaiHead of Analytics Products
May Ling is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of managing teams and working with C-level executives and board members.
Simon Villata
Simon VillataBusiness Development
Simon Villata joined The Lancer Group in 2019, performing business development and executive search duties ever since.
Adam Ladwig
Adam LadwigConsultant
Adam is a Consultant with The Lancer Group and is responsible for supporting the firm’s search execution and business development initiatives.
Adler Zachary
Adler ZacharyResearch Associate
Adler Zachary is a Research Associate at The Lancer Group. His expertise in market research and statistical analysis strengthens our team’s efforts in identifying and securing top leadership talent.
Matt Lasov
Matt LasovBoard Advisor
Matt Lasov, Blue Ocean’s Chief Financial Officer (NASDAQ: BOCN), is an accomplished finance and strategy executive in the professional services and technology industries, with a strong track record of growing and operating businesses globally.
Haydon Knight
Haydon KnightAsia–Pacific (APAC) Advisor
Haydon is a former Consultant with the Lancer Group where he was responsible for driving the firm’s executive search operations and business development initiatives.
William Charters
William ChartersWellness Advisor
William Charters is a Wellness Advisor and health consultant to Lancer Group.
D.J. Anderson
D.J. AndersonMarketing Coordinator
D.J. is a marketing coordinator responsible for developing promotional campaigns, content creation, and web presence management.
Debra Estes
Debra EstesExecutive Assistant

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