Paul’s industry experience includes renewable energy, oil and gas, mining, commercial real estate, construction and home building, retail and wholesale, manufacturing, and engineering and professional service industries. Paul’s clients include private and public domestic and international companies.
Paul is an alumnus of Deloitte & Touche and KPMG and has a MBA and BBA from the University of Michigan.
Specialties and Background
Paul has over 40 years of executive leadership and management experience as a C level executive, a financial consultant and Big Four CPA firm auditor. Paul has a solid success record in private and public companies at all stages of development (start-up, growth, retraction and repositioning) during varying economic periods (growth, stability, decline and recession).
Paul possesses functional expertise in executive leadership and management; business and financial planning; public, private and bank financing; operational and financial information systems; operational and financial management; DCAA contracting and SEC reporting.As CFO for Great American, LLC he grew revenues from $4 million to over $30 million and participated in a $30 million private placement offering. At MDC Holdings, Inc., Paul grew revenues from $250 million to $840 million and total assets from $430 million to $2 billion including the completion of $11 million of public equity financing, $691 million of public debt financing, $75 million of acquisitions and a $38 million divestiture.
Additionally, Paul successfully led companies through troubled financial times and positioned them for future growth, thus increasing shareholder value. In this process, he negotiated customer and vendor contracts resulting in increased gross margins and cash flow.
Paul has been active in the community and enjoys family, skiing, biking, travel and the arts.