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Paul Peterson

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Paul Peterson, CPA, MBA

Paul Peterson is a Managing Partner. In his role, he develops and leads Wiss’s long term strategy and helps cultivate an environment where team members flourish in servicing our clients and one another.

“I love seeing our people and clients thrive and building long-term relationships. I take great pride in working with such talented teammates to serve our clients and extend our community for many more years to come.”

Paul has always enjoyed the entrepreneurial and dynamic spirit our people and clients possess. He is passionate about allowing each person to bring his, her, or their true self each and every day to the workplace.


BS – Accounting – Seton Hall University (Magna Cum Laude)

MBA – The Stern School of Business at New York University

Certified Public Accountant

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

New York Society of Certified Public Accountants

American Council of Engineering Companies


Paul joined Wiss & Company in 1995 and became Partner in 2004. He has held increasingly responsible leadership positions prior to becoming Managing Partner, including Partner-in-Charge of the Middle Market Commercial Practice Group and serving as a member of Wiss’ Executive Committee.

Beyond Wiss

Paul loves spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys coaching and is very grateful to the former Wiss partners and colleagues who allowed him flexibility earlier in his career to coach soccer at Hanover Park High School. He is an avid fan of sports and music. (He is still waiting for his beloved Minnesota Vikings to win a Super Bowl and is still upset at the “phantom foul call” that took place in the 1989 NCAA Final which cost Seton Hall the championship.) He is very grateful for the work that Team Walker does in providing educational and enrichment programs to inner-city youth.

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