Paul Etzler

CPA, CGMA, GACP
Principal

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Paul is a principal with Skoda Minotti’s Accounting and Auditing Department and has over 25 years of business consulting, accounting and tax experience. He is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Construction industry group and sits on its Executive Committee, is a founding member of the firm’s Life Sciences and Innovation Group, and has significant experience working with clients in the nonprofit and healthcare industries.

Areas of experience include: Due diligence related to new property acquisitions and developments; all aspects of treasury and financial compliance; extensive consultation with HUD/FHA and nonprofit clients; compliance for startups, including contract review, lease negotiations, business plan assistance, and financial projections; and forecasting, budgeting and projections for real estate ventures, including tax credit projects.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
  • John Carroll University
  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants; member of the Society’s Members’ Services Advisory Council and Leaders’ Council; Executive Board member
  • Member, Affordable Housing Association of Certified Public Accountants (AHACPA)
  • Member, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA); Treasurer of the Akron chapter; Associates Council member of Cleveland chapter; Ohio Board of Governors member
  • Member, BioOhio
  • Member, Ohio Venture Association
  • Member, United States Green Building Council (USGBC); Board member and Treasurer of Northeast Ohio USGBC
  • Green Advantage Certified Practitioner (GACP)
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • Board member and member, Real Estate Committee, St. Clair Superior Development Organization
  • Treasurer and board member, Seeds of Literacy
  • Finance Committee, DDC Clinic for Children
  • Board member, Women Making Moves
  • Board member, CJam Productions
  • Member, Muldoon Partners, John Carroll University
  • Member, Corporate Round Table, Cleveland State University
ASK ME ABOUT
  • My choice of pets, including fish, lizards, dogs, cats ... and pigs
  • I have always loved the Ford Mustang, and currently have seven from 1974-2005

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