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Landon Smith

Founder & Strategic Advisor

Landon Smith is Riveron’s founder and former CEO, responsible for ensuring that management, investors, and board members are aligned and empowered to fulfill the firm’s strategic vision and achieve rapid growth.

Riveron attracts the best minds, frees them to solve client issues as creatively as possible and ensures first and foremost a dedication to our client’s values.


Landon Smith founded Riveron in 2006, with the goal of creating a hands-on and agile firm that would match its clients’ entrepreneurship. He served as the firm’s CEO until 2021 and remains closely involved as a strategic advisor. Under Landon’s leadership, Riveron has experienced exponential growth across an expanded geographical footprint, becoming a go-to source for transformative and innovative solutions that span the entire transaction and business lifecycle. Throughout Riveron’s growth, Landon has remained devoted to addressing the diverse and ever-evolving needs of the firm’s clients as well as to building an organizational culture that prioritizes collaboration, creativity, and professional development opportunities for its people.

Landon brings extensive experience in leadership, public accounting, project finance, and private equity consulting across a wide range of industries. Prior to forming Riveron, he served at EY for eight years in its Assurance, Advisory, and Transactions Support practices and at Panda Energy International in its Project Finance Group for four years.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Texas Tech University, 1991
  • Certified Public Accountant licensed by the State of Texas