Saidy, CPA, CGMA
2001 North Main Street, Suite 360
Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Paula is a senior manager in BPM's Advisory practice. She focuses on helping small to mid-level companies with systems implementation, business process automation, CFO advisory and outsourcing as well as developing new business and conducting internal training for staff. She has over 16 years of experience in private industry and public accounting including nonprofit organizations, real estate, property management, retail, manufacturing, construction and service corporations. She has extensive experience with building dashboards, budgeting and projections, operations analysis, office administration, developing accounting and government compliance, risk management and developed financial and accounting reporting procedures.

Paula has served as interim CFOs for nonprofit organizations, BBQ restaurant chains, a medical device company and a K-12 private school. Previous to that Paula worked as the Director of Finance and Administration for the San Jose Downtown Association (SJDA) for 9 years. SJDA is a 501 (C6) and a 501 (C3) Foundation.

Interesting Tidbit

Paula enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family. She lives in the Eastbay with her husband, Amin and daughter, Yasmine.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member – California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)
  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member Provisors San Ramon II Group
  • Chair of CalCPA Eastbay Chapter, Non-profit Committee


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


BS/Business Administration – San Jose State University, San Jose, California