Pauly is a member of Raines International’s Private Equity Practice. Working closely with CEOs and their boards, he has identified and placed COOs, Chief Revenue and Commercial Officers, and Chief Communications Officers for middle market portfolio companies owned by TPG, Providence Equity Partners, Linden, Silver Lake, and more.
Industry & Consulting Experience
- Prior to joining Raines International, Pauly was the New Jersey Executive Director for the national nonprofit America Needs You. In that capacity, he worked closely with business units and human resources teams of national partner accounts including BlackRock, the Boston Consulting Group, Goldman Sachs, Google, and Johnson & Johnson.
- Previously, Pauly also served as Chief of Staff to the Global CEO of IPG Mediabrands, the global media and data arm of the Interpublic Group which manages $39 billion in marketing investment on the behalf of its clients. In that capacity, he collaborated with C-Suite officers and senior executives to support business development and CEO initiatives for global clients including Chrysler, MasterCard, Microsoft, Sony Pictures and Verizon.
- Prior, Pauly spent several years lobbying state legislatures on the behalf of industrial and manufacturing clients as a Government Affairs Director at Moore & Van Allen, PLLC.
- Pauly began his career as a Community Relations Manager with the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he helped support players’ off-the-court appearances and outreach to their local communities.
- Pauly also leads Raines International’s Diversity and Inclusion Practice, and is a member of the Marketing and Advertising Practice.
Education & Credentials
- B.A., Politics, Princeton University
- Pauly is the Board President of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) – Greater New York chapter.
Articles by Paul
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