Homer W. Lane

Homer W. Lane Jr., executive director and chief financial officer of Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) and vice president of research at Virginia Mason Medical Center, has announced his plans to retire March 1.

In his seven years with BRI, Lane built a high-performing administrative team and stewarded an increase of 65% in BRI’s annual revenues to more than $70 million. Lane led the development of BRI’s five-year strategic and financial plan and enhanced the institute’s focus and commitment to research technology. 

BRI chief administrative officer Margaret McCormick, PhD, will be promoted to executive director/chief operating officer and Virginia Mason Medical Center vice president of Research, also effective March 1.