Paula Arnold, CPA joined the East Foundation as the Senior Controller, with responsibility for treasury, accounting, auditing, tax, financial planning and operational reporting. Prior to joining the Foundation, she served as a Senior Manager over accounting policies and tax legislation at a large, privately-owned retailer and as tax director for Southwestern Bell Telephone. Her experience of more than 20 years also includes public accounting within the state and local tax practices of Price Waterhouse and Arthur Andersen in Dallas, Texas.
Paula earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Taxation from the University of Texas at Arlington. She resides in San Antonio, where she likes to read, write, and spend time with family and friends. She has been blessed with the opportunity of raising three children with her husband, Eric.