Paul Jan Zdunek
Paul Jan Zdunek is currently the Managing Director of the Nonprofit & Education Advisory Services practice at BDO. He brings over 20 years of experience providing business leadership and advisory services for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Paul has been a Chief Restructuring Officer, Business Transformation Advisor and Interim Executive for institutions requiring financial stabilization or organizational revitalization. His industry experiences include: nonprofit, professional services, arts & culture, education, health, media & entertainment, hospitality, design, architecture, and manufacturing.
Paul has designed and leads the Reboot Retreat(TM) program that helps organizations reach their maximum potential through an off-site strategy session that revitalizes Leadership’s commitment to the organization, aligns visions and strategies, identifies critical action steps to improve performance, and builds a culture of team.
Paul’s expertise includes: conflict & crisis management, financial and organizational restructuring, cost reduction and rightsizing of organizations, strategic business and sales plans, as well as leadership development and stakeholder management. Paul prides himself on being a hands-on, results-oriented leader and advisor.
Paul received his MBA from the Peter F. Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University with a focus in Strategy & Leadership and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Composition from The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s Degree in Conducting from The Cleveland Institute of Music. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Annenberg Alchemy and Alchemy+ Leadership Programs for Nonprofits. Paul was professor of Human Resources Management for the graduate program in nonprofit administration at Goucher College (MD) and continues to deliver keynote speeches at industry conferences and executive retreats on the topics of business stabilization and revitalization.