Paula is passionate about people, change and developing high performing teams/organizations. She has spent the past 30 years in the technology business across multiple roles and multiples industries.
Beginning her career with EDS, providing leadership and outsourced solutions to clients, she learned the importance of leveraging technology for clients. She also understood the importance of caring for and developing people along with the technology. In those initial years of her career she recognized although her clients spanned multiple industries, and she played an important role in delivering technology solutions, she was also beginning a career in the people business that has now spanned 30 years. Her career at EDS spanned several industries including automotive, car rental, shared services, and US Government.
As her career lead her to Carlson Companies, leading Carlson Shared Services serving all 7 of Carlson’s business units and serving as CIO for Carlson Hotels Worldwide, she gained experience in the restaurant, marketing, travel and hospitality industries. In addition, she developed a passion for executive leadership and the opportunity to positively impact culture through the way that we lead others.
Moving into Management Consulting, she had her first opportunity to build a business around Leadership and Organization. Combining her knowledge of technology and technology teams with her love of coaching, leadership development and building high performing teams.
Puling all of her experiences together, she then focused on turning around the Northern region of a Technology Solutions firm based in Houston. Her ability to quickly learn a new aspect of the technology industry, run the business and build an outstanding team drove her success.
All leading up to owning her own consulting business focused on helping leaders and teams make sense of disruption and change to drive results.