Paul BumblauskasPresident PFC Services, Inc.
PAUL BUMBLAUSKAS is a business advisor, facilitator and international speaker and is highly regarded by business owners and executives, especially in building material and home décor-related industries. Paul has over 30 years of experience in retail, wholesale and light manufacturing and has amassed unique sets of skills ranging from sales, staffing and store presentation to accounting, human resources, information technology, operations and administration. Paul is currently President of PFC Services, Inc., a consulting and facilitating firm with a dominant client base in building materials, retail and distribution. PFC is known for high-impact recommendations that can be immediately implemented. Notably, Paul developed the proprietary Demand-Based Series, as well as the Sales Optimization Program, which has over 20 approaches- all designed to optimize sales and profit. He also has developed the acclaimed seminars on Increasing Average Ticket, Comfort Zones, Tasking Techniques and Practical Ways to Sell Green.
Previously, Paul was initially Senior and later Executive Vice President of Operations for Flooring America, Inc. and the Maxim Group, Inc. Paul served as District Manager for Shaw Industries, Inc. Carpetland division and prior to that as Vice President of Carpetland USA, Inc. He was responsible for the day-to-day sales and profitability of 21 Carpetland stores.
Prior to his return to Carpetland, Paul was Partner and co-founder of SB Associates, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants. In addition, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Carpetland and as Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Edward Hines Lumber Company, a $300 million public company. He began his accounting career in 1981 as an auditor at Arthur Andersen & Co. and, prior to that, held a variety of retail sales and management positions, from commission sales to department management to inventory control.
Paul has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and holds a Certificate in Management Accounting (CMA) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). He earned the Distinguished Graduate award from the University of Illinois in 1987, the youngest recipient of that highly coveted award.
He has teaching experience with a number of colleges and professional organizations, including the MBA program at the University of Illinois. In addition, Paul has created over 125 programs targeted toward companies, business owners, managers, sales associates and individuals seeking enhanced performance.
Paul is a contributor to publications, such as LBM Journal and ProSales and has published a number of research and whitepaper documents. He also facilitates and presents for trade associations and roundtables.
Paul is a co-founder of our company.