CFO - Executive Assistant
Pauletta Ward is the Chief Financial Officer for the Ropella Group and has been with the company since 2001.
In the role of Chief Financial Officer, she provides executives with timely and accurate financial statements, ongoing cash flow projections, and oversight over accounting and finance operations. Pauletta has contributed to the profitable growth of Ropella by working with the top level executives and advising the company to make disciplined choices for growth as well as long-term stability.
Prior to moving into the CFO position at Ropella, Pauletta was the Director of Public Relations, where she helped propel the company’s image and foster international name recognition. With a background in marketing concepts and design as well as website and internet marketing, Pauletta enjoyed the challenge of working at a fast pace, driven by Mr. Ropella’s creativity and ingenuity.
Pauletta was born in Dayton, Ohio, raised in Miami, Florida, and moved to Milton, Florida in 1974. She has been married to Gary Ward for 29 years and has two daughters, Jennifer and Jaye; two granddaughters, Kyleigh & Leighauna; one grandson, Tevin; and 3 toy fox terriers (her four-legged children). She is an active member of Living Truth Church in Pace, Florida, where she also volunteers her skills as public relations advisor and projection team assistant. Pauletta is also a member of Business Network International (BNI), and has volunteered for Family Promise of Santa Rosa, Inc. Pauletta lives and works by the motto, “We were put here on Earth by our Creator to stand out by helping others, not to just blend in.”