Paul Connolly is The CM Group’s Corporate Controller with over 25 years experience. He is a hands-on financial management professional with strong technical knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements. Paul started his career in Boston with a large regional CPA firm where he consulted on business practices, finance and taxation solutions across an assorted range of industries. After leaving public accounting, Paul held financial positions of increasing responsibilities in public and privately held businesses. Prior to joining The CM Group Paul had provided services to over fifty companies in multiple industries as interim executive management and financial advisor over the past 10 years. His engagements have resulted in over $600 million in capital transactions and his clients have ranged from pre-revenue to over $800 million in revenue.
Paul has addressed the needs of his clients in the areas of financial management including debt and equity financing and restructuring, accounting and financial reporting, public company readiness, SEC reporting, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and cash flow management. As a result of his leadership ability, acumen and devotion to securing the optimum solution, Paul quickly gains his clients’ trust and confidence resulting in rapid improvement and lasting change.
Paul earned his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Suffolk University in Boston and is a Certified Public Accountant.