Avante Team

Cliff Lyon

CFO & Administrative Partner

Cliff Lyon has over 20 years of professional experience in accounting and finance and is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Avante Capital Partners. Prior to joining Avante, Mr. Lyon was the CFO at Celerity Partners, where he sat on the firm’s Investment Committee, was involved with portfolio management and served as a director of several private companies. Prior to joining Celerity in 2000, Mr. Lyon was CFO of Fotoball USA and Director of Finance of RemedyTemp, Inc., both publicly traded corporations. Mr. Lyon previously was employed at The Walt Disney Company and with the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Lyon is a CPA (inactive), holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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