Paul has spent over a decade in philanthropy starting with Scarboro Missions in 2000, the University of Toronto in 2003, the Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto in 2006 and is currently the Manager of Philanthropic Advisory Services with Scotia Private Client Group. A passionate advocate of charitable giving, Paul seeks to empower Canadians to create tax-smart legacies to their most beloved charities. Paul is a member of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners and is a tireless advocate of his profession.

His reputation and personal mission is to promote passionate people to help them reach professional and personal potential while enjoying life to the fullest. He does this through active personal and virtual networking on and offline.

An avid volunteer in his community and profession, Paul continues to provide speaking sessions on the power of philanthropy, the personal power of legacy giving and the benefits of win-win networking in our work and lives.

Paul also teaches the planned giving course with Georgian College as part of their postgraduate fundraising program.



Canadian Association

of Gift Planners


Membership Committee

2004 – 2008

Leave A Legacy Committee

2008 - 2009

Conference Committee


Toronto Roundtable:

Education committee

2001 – 2005

Professional Mentoring Program: Mentor 2003 - Present

Chair of Membership

2003 – 2008

Chair, Leave A Legacy


Recipient: 2008 Jasmine Sweatman Award for professional excellence and volunteerism

Canadian Charitable Annuity Association

Board Member

2001 - 2003

International Catholic Stewardship Council

2010 Team Winner

Best Planned Giving Material



Board Member

LAMP Community Health Centre

Board Member

Soldiers Tower Committee

University of Toronto

(Honouring Veterans)

Lead Volunteer

Out of the Cold: Holy Rosary Site

Coordinated a team of 200 volunteers to feed 250 homeless weekly each weekend during winter. 7 years.

Active in religious, ethnic and social volunteer work weekly.

Volunteered in every election, federally, provincially and municipally since age 18.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2006 - May 2011

Manager, Planned and Personal Giving

Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto

Private charitable gift officer representing 230 Churches and several hundred small charities serving 1.9 million Catholics in Peel, Durham, Simcoe, Toronto and York Regions.

2000 - 2003

Gift Planning Officer

Scarboro Missions


1995 - 1999

University of Toronto - New College



Public Speaking

- Public speaker since the age of 14 ( lector in Church ) - Have had public speaking incorporated in employment since 2000 - Have logged over 5000 hours of speaking during career and public volunteerism - Highly rated speaker ( professional associations, public and private educational institutions ) - Humour is an integral component of my success as is inspiration and audience research