Lynne Egan is the Deputy Securities Commissioner for the Office of the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Montana State Auditor. Prior to serving as the Deputy Securities Commissioner, she was the bureau chief and an analyst for the Securities Division, positions she has occupied since 1994. Lynne earned an accounting degree from Carroll College, passed the uniform CPA exam, and prior to joining the Montana Securities Division worked as an income tax auditor for the Montana Department of Revenue. In addition to her public service, Lynne also worked in the private securities industry at D. A. Davidson & Co., a mid-size regional broker-dealer firm, from 1980-1990.
Lynne has served on numerous North American Securities Administrator’s Association (NASAA) committees, is a past president of the Helena Chapter of the American Society of Women Accountants, is a member of the Montana Family Education Oversight Committee and seven years ago received the first Themis Award from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for her efforts in the pursuit of justice in a complex and substantial federal securities case. Lynne has extensive experience in the securities industry and has testified as an expert witness in dozens of securities cases.