Pace Financial Team - 317.336.6565

Pace professionals report to the two co-founders that have decades of successful experience and accomplishments.

George Cassiere, ASA, CFA
George is an accredited Senior Appraiser, holding an MBA degree from the University of Virginia and a B.S. in Finance with honors from Florida State University. George has been published in numerous publications and speaks frequently to professional organizations. George has two decades of corporate finance and ESOP experience and over this time he has been part of hundreds of successful capital raising projects and equity transfers. He was formerly the Managing Director of Goelzer Investment Banking and a treasury professional at Eli Lilly & Company with corporate finance responsibilities. He has served as President of the Indiana State Chapter of the ESOP Association and the Finance Committee of the National ESOP Association.

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Tom Schroeder
Tom earned an MBA degree from Northwestern University and a B.S. in Accounting with honors from DePaul University. Tom is the former Executive Director of Finance and CFO for Eli Lilly & Company’s U.S. Pharmaceutical business. He also served as Lilly’s Assistant Treasurer, a company officer responsible for worldwide debt, investments currency/interest rate risk and cash management, and financing all subsidiaries. He was responsible for short and long term balance sheet planning, rating agency relationships and deal support. Tom has extensive small company experience as well, including a key management and leadership role in starting Heart Rhythm Technologies, a medical device company that is now part of Guidant Corporation. Tom is an Illinois CPA certificate holder and member of the AICPA.

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