Lane attended Pensacola Junior College from 1980-1982, then attended the University of West Florida where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Marketing. He served as vice president and an owner of Gulf Coast Office Products until the company’s sale to Staples. Currently, Lane serves as the Area Sales Manager for Staples and is the Chair of the Pensacola State College Alumni Association Board. Lane also serves on the Nominating Committee for the PSC Board of Governors. Active in the community, Lane serves on the Arc Gateway Foundation Board. Lane is married to Jill Harper. They have two sons, Stefan and Brandon.