Lance Lonergan was promoted this year to run U.S. equity sales trading for Citigroup Global Markets. He attended Pennsylvania State University on a football scholarship and graduated with a BS in finance in 1989 and then earned an MBA from Smeal College of Business at Penn State in 1991. The following year Lonergan joined Smith Barney as a Nasdaq institutional sales trader. He became a top producer and excelled in sales trading and later joined Citigroup.
A second-generation Irish American — his father’s family comes from Tipperary and his mother’s from Longford — Lonergan is married with four children. His personal quote is: “There is nothing quite so complicated as simplicity.”