As a communication consultant and coach, Paul combines his experience in business and government with his background as a professional actor and narrator—helping individual and teams figure out "what they want to say and how to say it."
Along with his teaching and coaching work at Babson since 2002, in both undergraduate and graduate and executive education programs, Paul provides communication workshops and coaching to corporations and non-profit organizations in a wide variety of fields including finance, software, healthcare, social services, community development, construction, architecture and engineering.
As a coach in Babson's Speech Center, Paul specializes in helping students with a variety of presentations, on business strategies for corporate clients as well as effective "pitches" to prospective investors.
Paul has taught courses at several other local colleges, including Northeastern University and Boston University, where he also won recognition for his work coaching entrepreneurs in the annual business plan competition held by the school's Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization.
Prior to this work in the field of communication, Paul worked as a planner and project manager in community development and local government, leading efforts to help low-income communities, in Boston and throughout New England, develop programs for business and economic development—including job training, business incubators, and public infrastructure.
As an actor and narrator, Paul has appeared commercials, TV programs, and perhaps hundreds of corporate training films. His work as a performer led to several local and national leadership roles with the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of TV and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)—the labor union for professional performers and broadcasters.
Paul earned his undergraduate degree in at the University of California at Berkeley, where he majored in history and his MBA at Boston University's School of Management.