Lasher Associates is led by a skilled team of experienced principals from diverse and complementary backgrounds. Our consultants work in close collaboration across all practice areas, but many offer expertise in particular geographic or search specialties, as reflected below:
Charles "Mick" Lasher
Mick Lasher founded Lasher Associates in 1985, and currently serves as President of the firm. He is a renowned expert on recruiting, with particular expertise in all forms of technology and the unique challenges facing emerging companies.
Mick has been a Director of the Florida Venture Forum since 1986 and served as Chairman in 1992, the inaugural year of the Annual Florida Venture Capital Conference. He is a past President of a local chapter of the Society of Human Resources Management and served as Adjunct Professor in the MBA program at Florida International University.
Mick is also a Director and former Vice Chairman of Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida, a public/private developer of emerging companies. He has served on the corporate boards of Unipower Corporation, a Florida-based manufacturer of electronic power supplies, and StrandWare, Inc., a leading developer of barcode software headquartered in Wisconsin.
Mick began his human resource management career with Coulter Corporation (now Beckman-Coulter). He then joined Fleming Associates, a nationally renowned retained executive search firm, as a partner.
Mick earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida, attended graduate studies at Golden Gate College, and served four years in the United States Air Force.
Daniel B. Bronson
Daniel B. Bronson joined Lasher Associates in 1997, and currently leads the firms Colorado office and Non-Profit Practive. He has expertise in business sectors ranging from data/telecom and semi-conductors to insurance, manufacturing and consumer products. In addition to managing a broad search practice, Dan leads the firm's practice for non-profit clients including academic institutions, church and para-church organizations.
Dan is a former member of the Society for Human Resource Management and past Vice President of the Miami Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development. He is also a former member of the President's Club of Michigan State University and has served on the Board of Directors of Westminster School of Miami.
Dan began his human resource management career in 1969 as a technical and managerial recruiter for the Magnavox Company. He then held comparable positions with the Industrial Nucleonics Corporation. In 1972, Dan joined Milgo Electronic Corporation (subsequently acquired by Racal Electronics, Plc.). In 1989, he was given HR responsibility for all of The Racal Corporations 13 operating companies in the U.S. and Canada. Concurrently, Dan held the position of Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Racal Datacom, Inc.
Dan earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Michigan State University. He spent six years in the United States Marine Corps, including service in Vietnam.