Lance Dammeyer grew up in a small farming town in Northwest Ohio. At the age of 17, Lance enlisted in the United States Air Force (USAF). He proudly served the next 24 years in the USAF and the Ohio Air National Guard; spending the latter 20 years as a F-16 crew chief with the 180th Fighter Wing in Toledo, Ohio.
Through serving in the USAF, Lance traveled the world and was fortunate to spend time in Germany, England, Turkey, and many other countries representing the interest of the USA and allied forces. Lance participated in nearly every conflict and campaign between 1988 and 2012.
While serving with the 180th Fighter Wing, Lance graduated from the University of Toledo. Shortly afterwards, he moved to Tennessee to attend graduate school at Middle Tennessee State University. At this time, Lance decided to make Franklin, Tennessee his home after meeting his wife, Jennifer. Lance and Jennifer have 3 beautiful children, Olivia, Ava and Ethan, and one grandson, Ryder.
Shortly after marrying, Lance began his now 20+ year career in the mortgage origination business. Amongst his employers, peers and the Nashville Mortgage Bankers Association, Lance has earned multiple production awards for his accomplishments. Lance enjoys leveraging his military service and assisting fellow veterans achieve the goal of homeownership.