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Ben Lyon

Partner, CPA, CCIFP

Ben Lyon is a partner in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Business Advisory Group. Ben consults with his clients on federal and multistate tax issues to help them maximize their tax savings opportunities while minimizing risks. Additionally, he provides general business and accounting advisory services to businesses and their owners. Ben serves clients in a multitude of industries, with an emphasis on those in the construction and transportation industries, including many in the Chicagoland area. He is an active member of KSM’s Construction and Transportation Services Groups.

Prior to joining KSM, Ben worked in the banking industry in operations and internal accounting.

My grandfather taught me the true value of being confident in yourself. If he was faced with a problem or issue, you knew he would figure out a way to solve it — he just had this quiet confidence that everything would be alright. His example has helped me to remain calm in tense or uncertain situations throughout my life. Problems constantly come up, but there is always a solution.

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Ben received a Bachelor of Science degree in business operations and decision technologies as well as a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from Indiana University.

Ben has earned the prestigious Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation, which is an indication of his expertise in the area of construction financial management.

Ben is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Indiana CPA Society. Additionally, he is a member of the American Trucking Associations and the Construction Financial Management Association and serves on the education committee for the Indiana Subcontractors Association. Ben also participates in the American Legion’s Hoosier Boys State program and is a member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation procurement committee.

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