Principal Consultant

Paul is a Principal Consultant of Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) in Northern Illinois. As an advisor and advocate, his focus is to build strong relationships and deliver comprehensive cost containment solutions for his CEO and CFO clients. Paul’s client experience within ERA includes a range of manufacturers within the transportation industry, construction materials, health and beauty products, medical devices, biofuel and agricultural products, retail display, machine tool, and contract manufacturing.

Outside of manufacturing, Paul has worked in the distribution, association, social services, hospitality, private school, and professional service sectors. Paul’s clients include private equity portfolio companies and divisions of publicly traded corporations. Before joining ERA, Paul spent 25 years in the contract metal stamping industry, supplying the automotive and appliance industries primarily. His experience in that industry includes financial management and benefits plan administration, along with sales and marketing. During his tenure, he implemented three ERP systems.

Paul’s formal education includes a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. Additionally, Paul has successfully completed the Certified Management Accounting (CMA) exam sanctioned by the Institute of Management Accountants. Paul’s professional affiliations include membership on the Exit Planning Institute West Michigan Chapter Leadership Team.