Paul R. BrienPresident & CEO

Areas of Expertise

Business transformation
Restructuring and turnaround
Growth strategy
Six Sigma / Lean Process

  • B.B.A., Finance, Loyola University Chicago
  • Certificate, Executive Leadership, Cornell University
  • Certificate, Business & Financial Modeling Specialization, The Wharton School

As President and CEO, Paul has more than 25 years of progressively responsible experience in consumer and commercial lending having worked for companies such as Bank of Boston, Citicorp, GE Capital, and KeyBank. Among his significant previous positions, Paul served as Senior Vice President and Western Region Commercial Risk Manager for KeyBank, managing a $1.2B credit portfolio of commercial Automotive, Real Estate, RV, and Marine financing relationships. Prior to that role, Paul held varying management positions in areas such as Business Development, Operations, Audit, and Credit. Paul has years of Bank Compliance and Regulatory training and was the beneficiary of GE Capital’s “Corporate Management” and “Six Sigma” Quality training. Paul holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Loyola University of Chicago and has completed post graduate work at Cornell University and Wharton.  Aside from his work, Paul has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and served as President of the Board for Family Promise of OC and as an L.A. Alumni Leader for Loyola University of Chicago.

Areas of Specialty: Consulting, Insurance, Asset Divestiture, Tax Incentives, Information Technology/Telecomm, and Expert Witness


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    Another disastrous year from the “custodians” of our information. The constant leaking of personal information from all business segments is now an everyday occurrence.  There’s so much proof that developers and technology providers are not taking the time and effort to adhere to security standards and compliance. Nothing is sacred – it’s time to harp

    October 29, 2018
  • IT asset management: How to be efficient

    Credit: Thinkstock Businesses should be looking for ways to reduce costs through improved workflows. An effective way of accomplishing this is to scope and control the number of assets used within IT. Business leaders will tell you that overseeing a company is undoubtedly risky. But there are ways to mitigate risk. IT inventory administration is

    August 10, 2016

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