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Moore Colson Admits Chris Tierney as a New Partner and Hires Director Lloyd Lane in The Firms Consulting Practice

Atlanta, Georgia (June, 2015) – Atlanta-based accounting firm, Moore Colson recently announced that Chris Tierney, CTP, CFE was admitted as a Partner in Moore Colson’s Consulting Practice. Lloyd “Rusty” Lane, CFE, CGMA, CPA was also hired in the firm’s Consulting Practice as a Director.  Moore Colson, founded in 1981, is a full-service accounting and consulting firm located in Atlanta, Georgia providing tax, assurance, consulting, estate and financial planning, lender advisory services, IT audit consulting services, and corporate accounting services.

“The addition of Chris Tierney and Rusty Lane provides Moore Colson with a unique set of services which complement our well established Consulting Practice.” Says Bert Mills, Managing Partner, Moore Colson. “We are now able to provide a comprehensive suite of additional consulting services including; Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation, Fiduciary services, Restructuring and Turnaround services, Litigation Support and Expert Witness services, and Alternative Dispute Resolution services. With nearly 50 years of combined experience, Chris and Rusty provide a new dimension of consulting services for Moore Colson and our clients.”

Chris Tierney brings over 26 years’ experience to Moore Colson in providing financial, operational, and strategic analysis and advice for domestic and international companies both in and out of bankruptcy. Regularly appointed by State and Federal courts as a trustee and receiver, Chris also serves as an adviser to lenders and creditor committees in complex bankruptcy reorganizations, receiverships and liquidations. Chris also has Big 4 experience where he managed the restructuring services practice in the Southeast, providing financial advisory services to domestic and international clients and government agencies. In addition, Chris has held similar banking roles with some of the country’s largest financial institutions. Chris has been a featured speaker, author and quoted expert for many organizations, including: Association for Corporate Growth, American Bankruptcy Institute, Georgia Bar Association, National Association of Credit Managers, Turnaround Management Association, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle, and Fox News.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris was a Managing Director with Hays Financial Consulting, and also worked at Deloitte & Touche USA, in their Financial Advisory Services Practice. Chris received an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, New York, NY and a B.A. from, Colby College, Waterville, Maine. Chris has also completed Civil Mediator training in 2015 at the Kennesaw State University Center For Conflict Management, Kennesaw, Georgia. Chris is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE – Certified Fraud Examiner, 2006), Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals (CTP – Certified Turnaround Professional, 2011), Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution (Registered Neutral, 2015), Turnaround Management Association, and Commercial Finance Association.

Lloyd “Rusty” Lane, CFE, CGMA, CPA has over 21 years’ experience in accounting, business operations, tax compliance and litigation support in the public accounting and private sectors. He also has Big 4 experience providing financial advisory services, accounting, fraud investigations and activity based costing models to Fortune 500 clients and government agencies.

Rusty conducts financial statement fraud investigations and provides expert witness reports and testimony in litigation cases involving disputes between shareholders, financial institutions and stockholders. Rusty is a member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE, Certified Fraud Examiner), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA, Certified Public Accountant and CGMA, Chartered Global Managerial Accountant).

Prior to joining Moore Colson, Rusty was a Director with Hays Financial Consulting, and also worked at Deloitte & Touche USA, in their Financial Advisory Services Practice. Prior to working at Deloitte & Touche USA, Rusty was a Manufacturing Controller for EBSCO Industries where he was responsible for multiple plants that manufactured everything from calendars to metal buildings. He also worked as Controller for a division of one of America’s largest specialized maintenance companies. Rusty served in the United States Marine Corps and is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (MBA), and Birmingham Southern College (B.S., Accounting).

About Moore Colson – Moore Colson was named one of America’s Top 200 Largest CPA Firms in 2014 and Best of the Best Firms in 2013 and 2014 by IPA Magazine, and one of Atlanta’s Top Workplaces by the Atlanta Journal Constitution in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Founded in 1981, Moore Colson is a full-service accounting and consulting firm located in Atlanta, Georgia, providing estate and financial planning, tax, assurance, consulting, lender advisory services, IT audit consulting services, and corporate accounting services, and serves clients throughout Atlanta and the southeastern United States. Moore Colson is an independent member firm of PrimeGlobal, an international association of independent accounting firms and business advisors. For more information about Moore Colson, call 770-989-0028 or visit www.moorecolson.com.

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