Paula Raven

Experience As:

Board Member
Chief of Staff
Director of Project Management Office

Based In:
Frisco, TX
Language (s):
English

Paula Raven

Paula is a seasoned Chief of Staff, being her senior’s “boots on the ground” to complete strategic objectives. She has amassed a wealth of experience across various industries. Her professional journey has spanned Fortune 100 companies, small businesses, and start-ups, where she has honed her skills in product ownership, process management, project management, and leadership. Her career trajectory began in the Healthcare, Construction, and IT sectors. She discovered her true strengths while navigating the complexities of the Finance and Banking industry. Having served as a Chief of Staff multiple times, she has proven to be a trusted advisor and a dependable second pair of hands.

Paula's tenure as an executive has underscored the importance of effective leadership and the need for a reliable 'right-hand man' to manage daily projects and issues. She has been the driving force behind:

  • Technology projects
  • Operational Improvements
  • Culture issues
  • HR initiative
  • Budgeting processes
  • Legal and compliance enforcement
  • Documentation requirements
  • Audit management
  • Sales challenges
  • Marketing/Advertising programs

Paula not only operates in the strategy arena, guiding customers on how to achieve their goals and overcome challenges, but she also actively contributes to executing those plans. By working directly with your team, she rallies your employees and steers them toward your objectives.

Paula's pivotal roles with Capital One, Dell Financial Services, Jones Lang LaSalle, Hilton Grand Vacations, small startups, and growing companies have endowed her with a comprehensive understanding of strategic planning and tactical implementation. Her senior leadership positions in product management, business operations, project management, process improvement, credit risk, and marketing further solidified her leadership capabilities.

Paula is always looking for a good book, a new place to visit, or a community play to participate in. Family time is her main focus, and she loves hanging out with her kids and husband. You may find her scuba diving in remote locations when away from the Dallas area.

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