Max Paetzold is the CFO for The Gehr Group. He oversees all finance and accounting related functions, including accounting, financial reporting, tax, compliance, credit & collections and internal
controls. His responsibilities also include financial aspects of modeling for sales, procurement, inventory management and overhead.
Prior to joining Gehr, Mr. Paetzold held leadership positions at several companies, including at The Honest Company, where he was VP Financial Operations and VP Corporate Controller, at JR286 Inc., where he was Director of Finance, and at 20th Century Fox, where he was Senior Vice President Finance for International TV Distribution.
Previously, Mr. Paetzold was an Experienced Manager with the Enterprise Group at the Los Angeles office of Arthur Andersen, providing accounting and financial advisory services to middle-market private and public companies in the professional services, consumer products, retail, entertainment, advertising, hi-tech, real estate, food services, and manufacturing and distribution industries.
Mr. Paetzold is a (Certified Public Accountant) CPA and holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University.