Paula is a Managing Director at Accenture responsible for leading the financial services business in the Midwest. In the course of her 25 year career at Accenture, Paula has been responsible for leading the Capital Markets practice in North America, defining the overall strategy and sales and delivery of services to investment banks and wealth and asset managers. She has experience managing C-level banking client relationships both globally and regionally in the US. Paula has led a variety of initiatives included strategy development, large scale system selection and implementation, post-merger integration, finance and risk management, back office operations, and overall account management.
In addition to client work, Paula is a frequent industry speaker, author, and board member of the Money20/20 Rise Up Academy, empowering women to leadership roles in financial services. She also actively participates in the community by serving on the Board of Directors for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and (NMSS). Paula also volunteers with and supports NPower, Junior Achievement, and Girls on the Run.