PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Principal, Ryan, Los Angeles-Downtown office
    • Specializes in providing multi-jurisdictional transaction tax services, including audit defense representation, tax recovery, and education to clients in a variety of industries.
    • Practice focus includes common carrier, power generation, utility, refining, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, hi-tech, entertainment, mining, and retail.
Previous
  • Senior Vice President, national consulting firm
    • Served as co-founder and national practice leader for sales and use tax services.
  • Manager, national consulting firm
    • Served as co-founder and regional practice leader for sales and use tax services.
  • Sales and Property Tax Manager, national manufacturing company
  • Tax Administrator, international aircraft manufacturing company

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Mr. Lyon lectures on various tax topics for Ryan clients. Additionally, he has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
  • California Manufacturers Association
  • Council On State Taxation
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Tax Executives Institute

BOARD & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants

EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration (Finance), University of Northern Colorado
  • Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Licensed in Washington
  • Level I Exam – Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute
  • Graduate tax course work, Golden Gate University
MORE RYAN EXPERTS