Greg Collins is the CFO of The Paul Anthony Foundation. Collins is currently the Managing Director of G. Collins & Company, LLC which was established in 2007. He has over 30 years of experience in providing tax preparation and planning services to high-income individuals and small businesses. His clients include senior executives, major entertainers, record labels, production companies, professional athletes and closely held businesses. He has also been a leader in the accounting industry and actively involved in his community.
During his professional career, Greg has held several key positions in the accounting industry. He was previously the Director of the Entertainment Practice Group of Spielman Koenigsberg & Parker, LLP, a New York based certified public accounting firm and is a former tax partner in the Sports and Entertainment Division of Mitchell & Titus, LLP which is the largest minority owned certified public accounting firm in the country. .
Mr. Collins began his career as a revenue agent with the Internal Revenue Service. From there he went on to be a tax supervisor with the international accounting firm, Ernst & Young, an assistant director of the federal tax group at Columbia Pictures and an assistant director of federal taxes at AT&T. Greg has also served as chief financial officer for the Stevie Wonder business organization and as Managing Director of Collins, Austin & Co., a New Jersey based CPA firm.
Collins has a B.S. in accounting from Montclair State University and is licensed as a CPA in New York and New Jersey. Greg is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Black Accountants (Lifetime Member). At the NJ Society of CPA's, Greg serves on the Strategic Planning Committee and is a former Vice President and member of the Board of Trustees. He also is featured in the NJCPA recruitment video, "Going Places.”
The National Association of Black Accountants honored Mr. Collins as their 2007 outstanding member for National Achievement in Public Accounting. He has also been recognized by the New York and New Jersey chapters of the organization for his accomplishments and service to the accounting community. He is a regular presenter at the Accounting Careers Awareness Program given for New Jersey high school students and conducts seminars for both the professional and regional student conferences.
Greg currently serves as the chair of the board of trustees at the Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, New Jersey which he helped to establish over twenty years ago. He is also the vice chair of the Montclair State University Foundation Board of Directors.