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Landon Smith

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Landon Smith is the firm’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the vision and strategy of the firm, ensuring the management team, investors and board members are all aligned to 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’s 20-plus years of public accounting, project finance, and private equity consulting experience include both private and public company due diligence, audits and special projects, engagement team supervision, and client development. He has served a variety of industries, including energy, manufacturing and distribution, biotechnology, software, and transportation.

Landon’s top priority is providing a unique alternative for buy-side due diligence, sell-side financial diligence, and post-transaction financial consulting. His success as an entrepreneur stems from his ability to build long-term relationships with clients, attract a loyal team of dedicated leaders and consultants, and consistently honor promises he makes regarding service delivery.

Prior to forming Riveron, Landon served Ernst & Young in its Assurance and Advisory Practice and Transactions Support Practice for eight years, and Panda Energy International in its Project Finance Group for four years. Landon is a native of Olton, Texas.

Education and Certifications

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