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Ray Lampner, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFF, CGMA, CEPA

RayPartner, Entrepreneurial Services

President, BCG Legacy Advisors

Merger & Acquisition Practice Leader

In one word, Ray describes BCG&Co. as... "Proactive."

Expertise

A current director in entrepreneurial services and 21-year accounting industry professional, Ray began his career after obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Akron. He has also earned designations as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA), a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and he is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF).

Ray has represented BCG&Co. for over ten years, with concentrations in the firm’s Merger and Acquisition practice area. He enjoys providing clients with traditional M&A assistance, financial advisory solutions and exit planning. His industry concentration is primarily with manufacturing/distribution, construction and professional services. Prior to joining BCG&Co., Ray spent 10 years at another CPA firm where he was promoted to manager.

Specialization

Ray’s specialty is in the performance of business transition services for purposes such as mergers and acquisitions, bank financing, growing businesses, and exit planning for privately-held companies.

Professional Associations and Leadership

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) section
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
  • Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Exit Planning Institute
  • Exit Planning Institute (EPI)

Awards and Service

  • Leadership Akron – Class XXVI
  • A 2007 “30 for the Future” award recipient, given by the Greater Akron Chamber for displaying an outstanding ability to influence his career organization and the Greater Akron community.
  • Treasurer, Fairlawn Community Improvement Corporation
  • Board Member, Association for Corporate Growth, Cleveland Chapter 

Who is Ray outside the office?

  • Ray resides in Fairlawn with his wife, Blair, and their three sons.
  • He grew up in … Akron, Ohio.
  • Spends his time … with his family.
  • Roots for … the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Interests … running and working in the yard.

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