Speaker

Paul Hensley

Paul Hensley is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Holt Texas, Ltd. (HOLT CAT), the authorized Caterpillar dealer for North, Central and South Texas. Mr. Hensley is an officer of the company, serving as the Secretary and Treasurer since 2010. Mr. Hensley joined the dealership in 2000 and has been part of the leadership team that has seen the dealership grow more than five-fold during his tenure, becoming the largest Caterpillar dealer in the United States.

 

He has over 30 years of accounting and finance experience in a variety of industries including distribution, manufacturing, restaurants, pharmaceuticals and waste services. Mr. Hensley is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Finance and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Texas. He is a member of the Texas Society of CPAs, the San Antonio Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs, is a past president of the San Antonio Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) and a current board member of the chapter and is the current chairman of the Financial Executive Research Foundation (FERF) at the FEI national level.

 

Mr. Hensley serves a variety of charitable organizations primarily focused on youth and education. He is on the executive board of Junior Achievement of South Texas and is a board member of The Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio. Mr. Hensley chairs the board of the St. Mary’s University Meadows Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Entrepreneur Breakfast Speaker Series and is also a member of the St. Mary’s University Bill Greehey School of Business Advisory Council of Executives (ACEs).