Paula Summers


Paula joined VFG in March of 2017 as Director of Strategic Partnerships in Charleston, South Carolina. Paula is a Certified Lease Finance Professional (CLFP), Co-Chair for the ISRI Women in Recycling Council and Incoming Chair of the NPGA Women in Propane Council.


Paula graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering. After a 17-year career in the Real Estate Development Industry (which included Environmental Site Assessments, Managing Land Development and Engineering Projects), she joined VFG and brought along with her the valuable project management skills and engineering expertise she developed along the way.


Thanks to her engineering background, Paula quickly grasps complex technologies and processes. As a critical thinker and analytic problem solver, she has a keen ability to truly dive deep, understand, and listen to her customer’s business and equipment needs. She strives to provide a high level of personal attention to every opportunity she encounters.


Paula says the team at VFG is second to none in the industry and she is proud to be part of a company with such high integrity. When she isn’t busy crafting creative finance solutions, Paula enjoys yoga, tennis, traveling and cheering for her son at the pool or on the stage.