Clark Schaefer
Jeff Pavelschak

Jeff Pavelschak


Professional Summary

Jeff leads the Accounting Advisory practice at Clark Shaefer Consulting. Jeff has the responsibility of ensuring all services provided to clients are carried out successfully, while also developing and maintaining client relationships. Jeff’s a business and financial strategist, embedding in-depth knowledge of compliance and audit to ensure the effective mitigation of risk across the global arena. His 27 plus years of experience with the Big Four accounting firms, as well as knowledge from collaboration with Fortune 500 organizations, has enabled him to apply a disciplined approach to managing projects in accordance with industry best practices, with an in-depth knowledge of a variety of frameworks, regulations, and standards.

Jeff applies his dynamic relationship skills to create collaborative, trusted-advisor experiences for his team and clients. He specializes in the identification and documentation of procedural inefficiencies and breakdowns, root causes, and downstream impacts. He also has extensive experience in financial and strategic planning, reporting, risk assessment, internal audit, project management, business valuation, continuous process/performance improvement and compliance.

Clients appreciate Jeff’s global experience across numerous industries, including insurance, financial services, professional services, health care, manufacturing, retail, technology, government, oil and gas, hospitality, and telecommunications. He is committed to providing his clients with experienced insight and advice that helps them increase efficiency and comply with regulatory requirements. Additionally, Jeff’s strategic advisement helps companies achieve their goals while optimizing cost savings for the organization. Using his desire to improve the lives of our employees and the health of the Firm, Jeff remains in relentless pursuit of excellence to ensure he and his team deliver uncompromising quality to our clients.


  • BS, Accounting, University of Toledo

Certifications & Licensure:

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

  • Certified Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Institute of Internal Auditors

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

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