Our Approach

Our mission is to provide our clients with strategic business solutions that support them in meeting or exceeding their goals.

Our Core Values:

  • Integrity – Honesty and ethical behavior in all aspects of business.
  • Communication -Timely, open and honest feedback.
  • Quality – Provide best in class service and seek to continuously improve.
  • Team – Hire, retain and develop a world-class team of dedicated professionals committed to providing innovative solutions.

Guardian’s Story

Guardian CFO is headquartered in Bend, Oregon where it has been in business since 2001. Company Founder Paul Colburn has been very active in the community. He would welcome the opportunity to work with you and your company. Paul has provided solutions and services to large and small clients across North America. Paul’s expertise is working with business owners, managers and stakeholder to develop, implement and operate the key business systems that make an organization successful. This has ranged from working with small business clients on their bookkeeping and financial reporting systems to implementing entire accounting systems for major corporations. Previous experience has included being the Chief Financial Officer for two different northwest utility companies along with being part of the executive team that was responsible for building one of Central Oregon’s leading software providers.