Paul joined Clearview in 2006 and focuses on the evaluation of acquisition targets and deal execution. He is involved in the ongoing management of several of Clearview’s portfolio companies where he utilizes his past operational experience to drive strategic direction and aid management in their transition from entrepreneurial to professionally managed companies. Paul is also a member of the Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Clearview, Paul was with Flackman, Goodman & Potter, PA, CPAs, a regional accounting and consulting firm, where he was the lead partner in charge of the M&A Transaction Advisory Services. During his eight years in transaction services, Paul led the accounting and tax diligence in more than 100 acquisitions and divestitures and provided business consulting services in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, professional and business-to-business services. He began his career at KPMG, and from 1993-1997 was VP of Finance at a private equity-backed, middle-market manufacturing and distribution company, Grobet File Company, which had operations in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Paul held a CPA designation for more than 20 years and graduated with a BA in Accounting and Marketing from the University of Rhode Island.