Paula Barrett has 27 years experience working with family and other privately owned companies providing business consulting, business valuation, ownership transition planning and other financial advisory services. She has completed numerous sale, merger and acquisition transactions of middle market, closely-held businesses in a variety of industries.
Paula is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)/Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). She is the head of the Business Consulting Group in the Reading office of RKL, the parent company of RKL Capital Advisors.
Paula earned a B.S. in Accounting (Cum Laude) from the University of Scranton and completed post-graduate courses in Finance at Drexel University. She has been honored with the ATHENA Award by the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry, was named among the 2013 Women of Influence award recipients by Lehigh Valley Business and among Pennsylvania’s “Best 50 Women in Business” in 2007.