Paul Pinkus, Chairman of the Audit Committee
Pinkus is a retired Certified Public Accountant with over 40 years of experience providing a broad range of accounting, tax and consulting services to a large array of organizations consisting primarily of privately held manufacturers and distributors of both commercial and consumer products. Pinkus’ extensive experience also includes assisting clients directly with valuation of businesses, financial statement projections, as well as formal and informal strategic business planning. Following retirement he formed Sharing Wisdom, Inc. where he serves as President and CEO. Sharing Wisdom Inc. helps organizations improve their long term performance by assisting them in better planning, implementing improved management tools and processes, and more.
He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Milwaukee Valve Company, Inc., and as a member of the Board of Advisors of United Displaycraft, Inc. in addition to various educational and social service organizations. Pinkus is also a speaker for the Illinois Manufacturers Association, the Association for Retail Environments, and the Point of Purchase Chief Executive Officers Congress.
Pinkus is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with Honors and Distinction in Accounting and Economics.