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Paul-Davis

Paul
Davis

Principal, ExecHQ Alliance
Based in Starkville, Mississippi
Denver, Colorado
Experienced As:

Chief Disruption Officer, Chief Capital Improvement Officer, CEO,

COO, Chief Turnaround Officer, President, Senior Vice President,

Board Member, Executive Director, Managing Director, Founder

Language(s):
English

Expertise Includes:

  • Board Member
  • Business Consultant/Advisor
  • CEO - Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Capital Improvement Officer
  • Chief Disruption Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Turnaround Officer
  • Executive Director
  • Founder
  • Managing Director
    • Board Member
    • Business Consultant/Advisor
    • CEO - Chief Executive Officer
    • Chief Capital Improvement Officer
    • Chief Disruption Officer
    • Chief Operating Officer
    • Chief Turnaround Officer
    • Executive Director
    • Founder
    • Managing Director

Paul has served in senior leadership roles at a number of high-impact firms where crisis management, consensus building, and divergent thinking were merely table stakes, including eight years as CEO of a full-service international design and construction management firm with multi-million dollar and occasionally billion-dollar projects.

Paul’s areas of expertise include:

  • Adaptability
  • Agile
  • Business Innovation
  • Capital Improvement Management
  • Change Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Disruption
  • Program Management
  • Risk Management

He brings a 40-year track record of stepping up and solving large-scale, intractable problems on accelerated timelines across retail, corporate, government, and military settings. Paul cut his teeth managing operations teams responding to plant shutdowns, where a year’s worth of work needed to be flawlessly executed in the span of a couple of 24/7 weeks.

He continued in the healthcare and data telecom construction industry through the 1980s and early 90s, at a time when the first to build controlled the market. He capped off his construction career building big-name casinos – where the concept “time is money” has quite literal implications – and engaged in near constant crisis leadership, extreme scheduling, and innovative problem-solving to overcome looming real-time obstacles.

Arriving in New Orleans four days after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, he advised owners on damage to facilities and completed critical restorations in record time, long before the remainder of the city resumed. Invariably,

Paul’s engagements require him to pose the hard questions that spur unexpected innovation, deconstruct (and sometimes destruct) personal agendas, and build consensus among a range of self-interested stakeholders using highly skilled, nimble, and discrete tactical planning and execution.