Paula Cone serves as President of HdL’s affiliate company, HdL Coren & Cone. In addition to her skills in budgeting, policy analysis, managerial finance, government, and strategic planning, Paula has over 24 years of municipal experience in finance and city management, including previous service as Parks and Recreation Director and Assistant City Manager for the City of Lawndale. Paula joined the firm in 1990 to oversee the development of our property tax analysis, audit and software elements. She developed the first cost-effective and accurate computer program for identifying, monitoring, auditing and correcting property tax misallocation. Paula oversees the company's property tax management and auditing division, where her team's ability to identify jurisdictional and boundary errors has helped redistribute $42 million in net tax revenues to client agencies since 2000.