Paul Etzler

Northeastern Ohio Chapter

Paul is a director with JLP CPAs headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Paul has over 25 years of financial consulting, due diligence, accounting, tax, and attest experience. During his career with Marcum LLP (formerly Skoda Minotti), Forest City Enterprises and Hausser + Taylor LLP, Paul has focused on early-stage companies, the life sciences industries, real estate, nonprofits, and healthcare.
Paul is a business advisor and entrepreneur with a passion for new innovations, and sustainable business practices.

As an accountant and advisor, Paul’s concentrations include due diligence, fundraising, financial compliance (particularly related to government funding), forecasting, tax credits, and general fractional CFO and controllership services. Paul is the CFO of AlgiSys, LLC, an early-stage ESG Company using patented technology to produce omega-3 products directly from algae, rather than fish.

Paul has a BSBA from John Carroll University (Cleveland, Ohio); is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, Ohio); is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and a Green Advantage Certified Practitioner (GACP).

Paul’s involvement with professional associations and community activities include: United States Green Building Council – Board member of USGBC Ohio and Northeast Ohio; Conscious Capitalism, Northeast Ohio chapter – Board member; The Ohio Society of CPA’s Foundation – Development committee and Legacy Member; Cleveland State University – CSU Corporate Roundtable for Sustainability.