Paul Deckard

Treasurer, Board of Directors

Paul Deckard is a recognized and influential financial executive with an impressive track record in leading businesses through successful turnaround and growth cycles. He has focused extensively on corporate growth and revenue generation for both non-profit and for-profit organizations. For organizations and clients served, he has provided expertise in strategic planning, business transformation, navigating financial crises and solving complex financial systems and financial reporting issues.

Paul served as a non-profit CFO and management consultant for over a decade earning recognition as a nominee for Nonprofit CFO of Year by Biz Journals and was awarded a global management fellowship with the DeVos Institute of Arts at the University of Maryland. Most recently, he served as Managing Director, CFO & COO for Opera Colorado at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Currently, Paul is Director of Corporate Finance at Boulder, CO based Zayo Group, a leading global provider of bandwidth infrastructure in the US
and Europe.

He also serves as a board member and policy committee chair of the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) and adjunct faculty in financial management at the University of Denver. Paul holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Michigan State University, a Master of International Business from Hult International Business School, and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Denver.