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Paul Schaffer


Alterna Capital Partners

Over 22 years of financial accounting experience, including more than 18 years experience in financial services industry, primarily in commercial lending and leasing. Supervised staff of approximately 80 professionals. Continued advancement throughout career by maintaining highest professional and ethical standards. Prior experience as senior auditor for legacy "Big 8" accounting firm. Skills include financial reporting and analysis, forecasting and budgeting, compliance with GAAP and other regulatory filings, SOX and internal control knowledge. Specific concentration on lending and leasing, with emphasis on large-ticket structured investments. Excellent manager of staff.

CFO- newly formed private equity firm.



CFO : Alterna Capital Partners LLC - [2010-03 to Current]

CFO/Controller : Citigroup - [1990-03 to 2009-01]

Senior Auditor : (Arthur) Ernst & Young - [1986-09 to 1990-03]



MBA, Finance : Fordham University - [1992 to 1995]

BS, Accounting : SUNY at Albany - [1982 to 1986]