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Mike Paulsin CFO Preferred CFO



Notable Achievements

  • Helped Sucessfully Navigate Growth of Fox Pest Control from $40M to $110M

  • Identified & Obtained Inventory-Related Tax Benefits Leading to Approximately $400k in Tax Benefits

  • Made Organizatonal Changes & Operating Investments Saving $30M+ Annually

  • Converted a $10M+ Business from Break-Even Performance to EBITDA margins in excess of 30%


  • Master of Business Administration, California State University at Fullerton

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Industrial Management, Purdue University



Mike Paulsin is a highly regarded financial leader with over 30 years of organizational & financial expertise in a variety of economic landscapes in both public & privately-held companies.

Forecasting & Finance Strategy | Process Improvement
Team Building | Change Management | Turnarounds | Mergers & Acquisitions

About Mike Paulsin

Mike Paulsin is a respected leader with significant organizational and financial management experience in multiple industries, including publishing, manufacturing, warehouse/wholesale distribution, ecommerce, service industries, food/beverage, and more. In prevoius CFO, CEO, COO & President Roles, Mike has successfully led  companies through rapid growth, change, turnarounds, and acquisitions, as well as leading companies through challenging recession environments and fluctuating economic landscapes.

In his experience as a financial leader, Mike has improved accounting processes to reduce month-end close cycles, implemented financial planning and forecasting for better visibility and strategic decision making, optimized revenues and profitability, lead divestiture discussions to private equity and strategic buyers, evaluated acquisitions and integrated acquired companies, and helped improve EBITDA margins. He has also executed improvement initiatives and organizational changes resulting in tens of millions of dollars in savings, credits, and refunds.

Mike holds an MBA in Finance from California State University at Fullerton and a BS in Industrial Management from Purdue University.