Born and raised in Montreal, Paul is a graduate of McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Upon graduation, he worked for Clarkson Gordon & Co where he obtained his Chartered Accountant status.
After being married in 1971, he and his wife, Susan, relocated to Vancouver with Clarkson’s. In 1973 he commenced employment with Cominco Ltd. where he spent 16 years in Vancouver, Saskatoon, Calgary, Trail, BC and then back to Calgary in 1985 as Controller for Cominco’s North American fertilizer operations (which morphed into Agrium Ltd., and then just recently into Nutrien, after merging with the Potash Corp of Saskatchewan).
In 1989, he had his mid-life crisis and decided to get away from debits and credits. Based on his financial background, he embarked on a career as a mortgage broker where he has spent the last 25 plus years.
In addition to being a Chartered Accountant, Paul is an Accredited Mortgage Professional and a Certified Reverse Mortgage Specialist.