Paul is an audit partner specializing in serving school districts and not-for-profit organizations. He is also a member of the firm’s government accounting professionals team, which provides accounting experts on an interim or long-term basis to help school districts tackle their most pressing challenges.
With 20 years of experience, Paul is known for his practical advice and keeping his clients up to date on industry challenges and opportunities. His clients view him as a strong advocate for their interests. Most recently, he has assisted his not-for-profit and K-12 clients with managing grants, obtaining non-grant funding, finding alternative revenue sources, and helping them navigate the increased government regulation.
Paul frequently presents to clients and their boards on a variety of industry-specific topics. As a former board member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Paul presented at several student leadership conferences in order to generate excitement about and ensure the viability of the accounting profession.
Paul has a B.B.A. in accounting from Eastern Michigan University. In 2009, he received the National Achievement in Public Accounting award from the National Association of Black Accountants for depth of professional and community commitment and exemplary leadership. Recently, he was a recipient of Leadership Oakland’s “Leader of Leaders” award for is work in mentoring and developing minority high school and college students.