Leslie Paulides is the CFO of the Los Gatos Union School District.
She is a Big 4 CPA with over 20 years experience in finance, accounting and management.
Leslie is passionate about organizational development where she enables organizations
to structure themselves for sustainable success.
She joined the STRe Solutions Advisory Board in July 2009, after serving
as our Vice President of Client Services and before that
as our Director of Business Development.
Prior to STRe Solutions, Leslie was Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller at
Network Appliance, a $3B public company, where she grew the finance organization
from 7 people to over 300 during her 10 year tenure. Her initial responsibilities
included IT, Tax, Legal, FP&A, Treasury and Accounting. As the company expanded,
Leslie was instrumental in building out the organization and skills capabilities
to support the CFO and the needs of a rapidly growing public technology company,
while maintaining the traditional Corporate Controller management of governance,
financial statement integrity, accounting operations, and business process transformation.
She also held many positions in finance management at Quantum following her public
accounting career at Arthur Andersen. She was an auditor in the San Jose office,
working primarily with large clients including Oracle and Amdahl.
Leslie has a BA Degree in Finance and is a California CPA.