Paul Barrett Ph.D., CPA

Professor, Longwood University

Paul T. Barrett, PhD, CPA is an Entrepreneur, Tax and Financial Advisor, Executive Coach, Researcher, Author, and Educator. He has been an important leader in successful technology start-up companies, including one that evolved into a publicly traded corporation. He has been engaged over the last 25 years in coaching executives in the profit and non-profit worlds. He has written and published numerous articles and one book on business and tax issues. From 2008 to 2016 he served as Dean of the College of Business and Economics at Longwood University, the third oldest public university in the State of Virginia, USA. Under his direction the college, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), opened the first academic offering in Cyber Security on the East Coast and a Center for Cyber Security recognized as a Center of Excellence by the US Department of Defense. He also opened a Logistics Center, a Personal Finance Center, and a Leadership and Innovation Institute that initiated state-wide leadership development in K-12 school systems bringing national and global attention to the school. He is currently a Professor at Longwood University teaching Ethics and Leadership Values to the next generation of business professionals.


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