Our Story

We started CPN & Associates in 2016 to provide clients trusted solutions to financial and operational barriers.  Our goal is to share 40+ years of analytics based financial consulting to help small business owners realize their dreams!


As business owners, we understand the challenges, obstacles, and realities of building a financially efficient enterprise. From specific goals to nagging efficiency issues, we are experienced in identifying and implementing the changes you need.

What sets us apart is our constant pursuit of newest and best in analytics research. This allows us to "look beyond your numbers" to determine the true health of your business. From Wall Street to small-town B&Bs, CPN & Associates helps save businesses both time and money


Meet The Team

Carol Nolan

Owner & CEO

Carol Nolan's experience speaks for itself. As Vice President & Limited Partner of Wall Street investment firm, Alliance Capital Management (now AllianceBernstein), she traveled the world analyzing corporate financials, appraising equity value and communicating investment potential.


As a senior member of the research team, she evaluated and solved countless financial and operational challenges facing her clients. In her tenure, Carol implemented Client Service/Investment Performance Reporting and Analysis for assets which grew from $5MM to $600MM in six years.

An entrepreneur from childhood, at 10 years old Carol started The Blue Bell Bakery out of here parents garage. Later in life, she successfully owned and operated the House of 1833 Bed & Breakfast in Mystic, Connecticut. In 2016, Carol launched CPN & Associates, marrying her expertise in financial and operational analysis with her lifelong love of business ownership.

When she has time, you'll find Carol playing tennis in Palmer Lake, CO with her husband, Matt. Having spent time on both coasts, she also loves to spend time on the water! 

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Alex Nolan

Business Analyst

Alex Nolan has been instrumental to the growth of CPN & Associates. Adept at financial and analytics software, Alex helps identify business challenges and apply time-saving solutions. His years of experience in data analysis enable him to identify uncommon trends.

Operating as a liaison between companies and State and Federal agencies, Alex has a keen awareness of account setup and continuing support for growing businesses. An experienced payroll guru, he takes pride in saving businesses time and money.  

An avid musician, Alex enjoys time playing guitar, bass and drums. He also likes spending lots of time with his fiancé and their cat, Frankie.

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