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Paul Donnell

Chief Accounting Officer

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Paul is FiscalNote’s Chief Accounting Officer and leads the Accounting and Finance team responsible for all internal and external financial reporting. He brings to the company nearly 20 years’ experience in providing capital markets accounting advice to clients throughout the public company lifecycle. This experience includes guiding companies through the technical accounting and financial reporting requirements related to mergers and acquisitions, private debt offerings, recapitalizations, application of new GAAP pronouncements, and SEC reporting.

In 2023, the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) named Paul a “Rising Star” as part of its annual Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards program dedicated to celebrating leading finance professionals and officers across the greater Washington region.

Before joining FiscalNote, Paul was a Managing Director at Riveron, an accounting advisory firm, where he led the mid-Atlantic capital markets practice. Prior to Riveron, Paul was a Director in the Deals practice of PwC where he provided large private equity clients, portfolio companies, and corporations with M&A and capital markets accounting advice.

Paul holds a BS in Accounting from Greenville University and is a licensed CPA in IL and VA.