Paul has over 40 years of management consulting, strategic planning, corporate finance and operating management experience. While associated with an international consulting firm, Paul participated in a wide variety of financial planning assignments. As financial director of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, he designed and implemented their first strategic plan, evaluated acquisitions, analyzed new products and managed the finance department. He was head of mergers and acquisitions for a diversified NYSE Corporation and completed a number of acquisitions and divestitures. As president of two divisions, he restored one operation to profitability and expanded the other to a multi-plant operation. Prior to founding Parker Benjamin, he was senior merger and acquisition specialist at an investment banking firm. Currently, Paul actively serves on the Board of Directors of closely held and family businesses. Paul personally participates in every assignment. His analytical and negotiating skills are well documented as well as his ability to provide expert testimony in hostile environments. Paul has an engineering degree from M.I.T. and an M.B.A. from Harvard.