Tom Paul is Vice President of Internal Audit for Regency Centers.
Tom joined Regency in 2005 and has more than 15 years of experience in accounting and audit. He leads the Internal Audit team, which provides independent, objective assurance and consulting to add value and improve the company’s operations. In his role, Tom serves as a governance, compliance and risk partner with management and the Audit Committee. He also founded and manages the company’s Compliance Committee.
Previously, Tom served as manager of financial policies and controls for Rayonier, following his position as an audit manager for Ernst & Young.
Tom earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of North Florida and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance from the University of Florida. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Institute of Internal Auditors.
Tom has served on numerous civic and nonprofit boards, including the Jacksonville Ethics Commission. He is vice chair and treasurer, as well as past chair, of the Board of Trustees for San Jose Episcopal Day School. Tom also serves as Audit Committee chair for the Episcopal Diocese of Florida.
Tom is an avid runner and enjoys adventure travel trips with his family.