ESS is happy to announce Mr. Paul LaSpina as our VP of Strategic Alliances & Partnerships. Paul, a native of New York, has been in the human capital management industry for many years, and has previous experience at organizations such as ADP, Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies and Sterling Talent Solutions. Paul received his undergraduate degree from Manhattan College and his MBA from Pace University.
“We are excited to have Paul join our company as VP of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships because of his incredible experience and work ethic,” said Sheila Benson, CEO of ESS. “His love for cultivating and building relationships and working with a team will be a great addition to ESS.”
As the VP of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Paul is responsible for cultivating lasting relationships with current and potential partners across many different industries. Such partnerships and alliances are created in order for ESS to better serve its many clients.
“I love working with people, both internally, and in the environment where I’m interacting with our partners and clients. Each day for me is different because each partner is unique, and I love being able to learn about the different industries they represent,” said LaSpina.
Paul has been a member of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP), a non-profit global professional membership organization, for several years. In addition to this professional organization, Paul is also a member of Lions Club International, the worlds largest service club organization. In the Lions Club, Paul serves as the First Vice President of his local chapter in New York. He works with the LEOs which is the high school equivalent of the Lions Club and serves as a LEOs Club Advisor for a local high school as well as the LEOs Club District Coordinator for his district in New York.
Paul’s hobbies, as you might guess, include community service and mentoring young adults. He also enjoys sports like football, baseball, hockey, boating and spending time with his three children and black lab named Ranger.
We’re so excited to have Paul as a part of the ESS family!