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Lane Hallenbeck

Lane Hallenbeck

Vice President, Accreditation Services
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)


Lane Hallenbeck is vice president of accreditation services at the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). In this position, he has primary responsibility for the direction and development of ANSI’s accreditation programs. These include the accreditation of Standards Development Organizations and their associated American National Standards, as well as the accreditation of conformity assessment bodies that certify products, personnel, and (in alliance with the ANSI-ASQ (American Society for Quality) National Accreditation Board – ANAB) management systems.

Mr. Hallenbeck joined ANSI in November 2000 with many years of technical leadership experience in service and manufacturing organizations involved in the telecommunications, aerospace, semiconductor, software, defense, automotive, and construction sectors. Prior to joining ANSI, he was providing consulting and training services in business process improvement and management system implementation. Previously, Mr. Hallenbeck held positions as director of audit, director of operations and vice president at ABS Quality Evaluations; earlier, he served as program manager for TRW Space & Electronics Group.

As a founding member of the Independent Association of Accredited Registrars (IAAR), Mr. Hallenbeck held the position of president from 1997 to 1999. He is a former Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB) board member and is a senior member of the American Society for Quality. He has been certified as a quality systems lead auditor through IRCA and ASQ, a trained TL 9000 auditor and approved TL 9000 trainer by QuEST, and qualified as a QS-9000 auditor by the AIAG Supplier Taskforce.

Mr. Hallenbeck holds an MS in technology management from Pepperdine University and a BA in life sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He and his wife, Cindy, live in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.


ANSI is a not-for-profit membership organization that brings together organizations from both the private and public sectors dedicated to furthering U.S. and international voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessments. ANSI accredits national standards developing organizations and approves American National Standards. It is the sole U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). ANSI is also a member of the International Accreditation Forum, the Pacific Area Standards Congress, and the Pan American Standards Commission.

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