Eric V. Lane, CPA

Mr. Lane has remained actively involved in the management and performance of financial audit, tax, and consulting engagements throughout his career in public accounting and consulting. In 1996, he completed the examination and experience requirements to become a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California. In 2004, he completed the training and testing required to obtain certification as a certified valuation analyst.

Mr. Lane has performed the following types of assignments: numerous audits and reviews of manufacturing, distribution, construction, healthcare and SEC clients; merger and acquisition consultation; business and stock valuations; economic damage calculations; post-acquisition purchase price allocation appraisals; goodwill and intangible impairment assessments; forensic accounting analyses; as well as accounting systems consulting.

Mr. Lane has testified on numerous matters as a financial expert in superiors courts of Southern California and Arizona.

Mr. Lane has co-authored comments to the Financial Accounting Standards Board on behalf of the Construction Financial Management Association and written several articles related to business management, financial reporting, and tax planning.

Mr. Lane has acquired manufacturing operations and supported the prospective sale of operations in his capacity as a CFO and a consulting CPA.

Previous Experience

After graduation from CSU Fullerton, Mr. Lane spent over eight years with the Singer Lewak LLP and progressed to Senior Manager. Mr. Lane also held CFO and Controller positions in manufacturing and construction industries as well as a Senior Manager position with an affiliate of Moore Stephens International Ltd.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, California State University at Fullerton (1993)
  • Fundamentals Technique & Theory sponsored by National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (2004)

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Business Valuation, Forensic, and Litigation Services Section of the AICPA (2005-2021)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Specialists, LA Chapter Board Member (2007-2009)
  • Construction Financial Managers Association (CFMA) (2004-2008)
    • CFMA Orange County Treasurer (2006-2007)
    • CFMA National Accounting and Reporting Committee (2006-2008)

Representative Clients

The following represents a partial list of clients served by Eric Lane in current and prior engagements ranging in annual revenue volume from $0 to $300 million:

Various client assignments in the following industries:

Construction Contractors and Job Shops

Food Processors/Distributors

Real Estate Developers

Medical Practices, Clinics, and IPAs

Telecommunications and Network Hardware

Oil and Gas Distributors

Consulting, Due Diligence, Audits and International Tax Matters

Consulting, Due Diligence, Audits and Tax Matters

Forensic Accounting, Valuation and Tax Matters

Financial Audits, Forensic Accounting and Tax Matters

SEC Registration Audit, Due Diligence, Audits and Tax Matters

Accounting Support and International Tax Matters

Other Industry Assignments:

Aircraft Components and Installation

Aluminum Extruder

CD and DVD Wholesaler

Commercial Mortgage Lenders

Data Processing Business Units

Footwear Distributor and Manufacturer

Landfill Treatment Technology

National Laundromat Chain

Network Solutions Contractor

Retail Furniture Store

Sound Systems Manufacturer/Distributor

Software Developer

Surgical Services and Equipment

Technology and Online Marketing

Solar Technology Installation

SEC Acquisition Audit

Consulting and Due Diligence

Forensic Accounting and Expert Witness

SEC Audits

SEC Acquisition Audits

Audits and Due Diligence

SEC Registration Audit

Valuation and Acquisition Audit

SEC Consulting and Due Diligence

Forensic Accounting and Consulting

Audits and Due Diligence

SEC Restatement Audit

Forensic Accounting and Expert Witness

Forensic Accounting and Expert Witness

International Tax Matters