Paula Galbraith, CPA, JD

Managing Director

Since founding Hubbard Galbraith in 2012, Paula has been providing start-up corporations and non-profits with customized finance and accounting services. She brings over two decades of public accounting and legal experience to each client relationship. The result is the ability to create a unique offering of accounting services to meet the specialized needs of each Hubbard Galbraith client.

Her public accounting experience was focused on middle market manufacturing and construction firms as well as non-profit organizations. As an attorney with a boutique bankruptcy practice, Paula gained significant experience in contract analysis, litigation and forensic accounting.

Paula’s strong focus on financial analysis, budget and forecasting, cash management, financial compliance and grant management are instrumental in customizing financial and accounting services unique to each client engagement.

Paula holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a double major in accounting and political science from Adrian College, a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Paula is a certified public accountant in Illinois and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2000 and the Delaware Bar in 2002.


Certified Public Accountant (Illinois)

Member of Bar of the States of Illinois and Delaware

Areas of Focus

CFO/Controller Services
Accounting Management
Budget and Forecasting
Financial Modeling
Financial Processes and Internal Controls
Non-Profit Accounting
Audit Preparation
Form 990 Preparation


Illinois CPA Society


J.D, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
B.B.A., Adrian College