President / Partner
James Lane Mechanical
Clayton Lane is President of James Lane Mechanical. In this role, Clayton oversees all business operations as they pertain to the strategic growth of James Lane Mechanical. This involves expanding important service line offerings, including integrating the company’s Life Safety services into its Fire Protection division. In 2021, Clayton became a Partner at Fidelity Building Services Group (Fidelity BSG) when James Lane Mechanical joined the Fidelity BSG portfolio of companies.
Clayton holds important industry certifications, including Texas RME General Fire Sprinkler, HVAC Residential and Commercial, Journeyman Plumber, and Railroad Commission LP licenses. He also holds Oklahoma Sprinkler and Plumbing Contractor licenses. In addition to being a Certified Building Analyst, Clayton is OSHA 30 certified and completed certification programs for NICET III Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems, as well as Layout of Fire Sprinkler Systems.
Through the years, Clayton has been recognized for his business and community contributions in Texas. In 2017, he was presented with the John Ben Sheppard Pathfinder Leadership Award. He was also presented with the Spirit of Texoma Award and was named a recipient of the 20 Under 40 Award by the Times Record News in North Texas.
Clayton is a graduate of the University of North Texas, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology, with a minor in Archaeology. He is also a graduate of the Wichita Falls Citizens Fire Academy.