Mount Pleasant, SC CFO
31 Years of Experience
Paul is an exceptionally successful and effective CFO with over 30 years of experience. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. He has experience in starting new office locations and managing growth while maintaining financial and operational control over the business. He has excellent skills in managing people and has led two inventory Six Sigma projects that have saved the company over $1.2 million. He initiated a recent cost segregation study that provided $1.5 million of first year benefits.
Paul provides financial and operational leadership with experience specializing in financial analysis, establishing and maintaining internal accounting controls, including cash flow analysis, financial planning and reporting while delivering financial modeling. Background includes real estate, manufacturing, service, and construction, as well as non-profits.
Proven in all phases of staff management and training, problem solving, setting priorities, streamlining operations and initiatives with keen knowledge of federal and state laws/regulations. Skillful in the application of accounting best practices and excels with the ability to work with a wide range of professionals within and outside the organization. Establishes and implements strategic business plans and is proficient in identifying and performing independent assessment of financial risk, as well as creating and monitoring mitigation plans.
Paul has completed numerous management classes and seminars and is a continuous learner. As a former Army officer and helicopter pilot, Paul has developed solid leadership skills and can react appropriately to situations involving risk.
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Paul is a graduate of The Citadel, located in Charleston, SC and has lived in the Charleston area for 25 years. He has served as president for the local CPA chapter and Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) chapter as well as served on the board of a local Montessori school during the planning stages and first year of operation and led ministry programs at his church.
In his spare time, he appreciates family time, traveling, and outdoor activities, including beach time and long walks to include the Cooper River Bridge, and enjoys watching hockey and college football.
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About Paul Evangelist
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
Certificates & Licenses:
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Global Management Accountant
American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants
South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
Coastal Chapter of the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
Charleston CFO Council
Financial Executives Networking Group