Meet The Team

Lance Bell

Senior Vice President



Phone: (615) 800-6108

Mobile: (312) 402-7225

Email: [email protected]

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Lance joined Bailey Southwell in 2016 to expand the firm’s sector expertise in healthcare services, including behavioral healthcare, facilities and alternate sites, physician practices, and outsourced services.

Our clients come first. Always.



Leveraging 15 years of middle market M&A experience, Lance helps lead the firm’s efforts in healthcare services. In his career, he has completed over $2 billion in transaction value across a broad range of transactions, including sell-side and buy-side advisory as well as capital raising for public and private companies.

Before transitioning to investment banking, Lance worked as a Corporate and Securities Attorney, counseling Senior Executives, In-House Counsels, and Equity Investors regarding legal and regulatory aspects of business strategies, including M&A transactions, initial public offerings, and the private placements of debt and equity.

He was previously a Director in the Investment Banking Group at Avondale Partners, where he focused on healthcare services and behavioral healthcare. Prior to investment banking, he practiced law at Frost Brown Todd. He graduated summa cum laude from Transylvania University with a BA in Accounting, earned his JD from Vanderbilt University Law School, and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Bell holds his Series 7 and 63 securities registrations and is registered with StillPoint Capital, member FINRA/SIPC.

Lance lives in Nashville with his wife.


Select Transactions

Code 3 Receives Growth Capital from Morgan Stanley
Veritas Collaborative – Majority Interest Sale
Legacy ER & Urgent Care – Majority Interest Sale