Paul has over thirty years of executive search and leadership consulting service in the Bay Area. He has conducted hundreds of search assignments in the professional and financial services, consumer products, technology, and wine industries. Prior to becoming Managing Director of Comhar Partners’ San Francisco office, he ran the Stanton Chase San Francisco for 13 years and co-founded three additional executive search and consulting firms.
Previous professional career affiliations include KPMG Peat Marwick’s Executive Search team and Deloitte & Touche, where he obtained his CPA license. He lectures and consults with CPA firms on recruiting, leadership development, and succession planning. Paul served as Chapter President, State Council member, and State Board member for the California Society of CPAs, a 30,000-member professional association.
Paul leads the Professional Services- North America/Latin America Industry Practice Group, and formerly was head of Stanton Chase’s North America Financial Services Practice. He has earned a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Organization Development (MHROD) and a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, both from the University of San Francisco, and has an active CPA License.