A native Newfoundlander and Labradorean, Paul has over 30 years of experience in event creation, management, and sales. As the Director of Business Development and Industry Relations, Paul leads the Destination St. John’s sales team in selling and representing St. John’s in national and international markets, including trade shows, sales missions, FAM tours, bid preparation, conferences, and sponsorships.
As General Manager of Spirit of Newfoundland Productions, Paul was instrumental in leading its growth for which the company received the Legend Award conferred by the City of St. John’s for Tourism, the Board of Trade awards for Marketing and Communication, and six consecutive Certificate of Excellence Awards from Trip Advisor.
During his 15 years working in the United States; Paul held many roles within the Walt Disney Company creating and leading special events, guest experiences and sponsorships. Paul was awarded the US Presidents Award for Volunteerism for his work on non-profit boards and community involvement.