How does a construction accounting department managing complex projects do away with … paper? We talked with Seth Dawson on how he did it – and created software that would start a new business.

Seth Dawson grew up helping his dad, a union pipefitter, build and plumb houses. After college, he joined a construction company and out of necessity had to find a way to help create efficiency in his accounting department when a project ballooned from $6,000,000 to $60,000,000. So began the inklings of a beginning for Paperless Environments, a complete document management system for the construction industry. On today’s episode, Seth talks about growing up in construction, becoming a CFO, and ultimately helping hundreds of construction companies become more efficient in their accounting practices: