Paula is an entrepreneur by choice, since September 2004 she has chosen long days and weird working hours to be able to be a Mum to her two growing children!
Leaving school in 1983 she worked for Lloyds Banking Group both in Yorkshire and in London for 10 years before moving to the commercial arm of the Bank of Scotland. Working within a very competitive meritocracy her sales skills, endless drive and attention to details enabled a rapid rise to part of the senior management team. She started from scratch, a call centre selling commercial finance over the telephone and saw sales soar to £2m turnover per month within 18months of opening. Transferring her skills to Orion Media Marketing enabled Paula to raise her game and oversee an increase in sales from £17m pa to a budgeted £65m pa in her 3 year tenure there.
Paula returned to Yorkshire in 2001 just before her daughter was born and has been an active supporter of Young Enterprise since then Paula is keen to support any entrepreneur as they start out on their journey. She has found it can be a lonely, tough ride sometimes, regardless of how well prepared or organised someone is as they start their businesses adventure. She has also found it to be an incredibly rewarding role and wouldn’t change a thing!
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