Paul F. Taccini
Paul is a seasoned executive with significant, hands-on general, marketing/sales management and operating experience. He has proven an effective change agent, successfully enhancing the profitability of each company where he was involved. Paul is adept in identifying new market opportunities and driving revenue growth allowing companies to build on their earlier success.
While at Brewster Associates, Paul worked with small companies assisting them in defining their business strategy and in the preparation of effective operating plans. Prior to joining Brewster Associates, he headed the environmental company, ECO-RX, which launched a new class of FDA approved air purification products.
While at Whistler, he built the team which drove the market share of its principal product line, radar detectors to 42%, a historic high. At Hedstrom, he directed the team which profitably increased sales of its most important toy product line by over 60%. At Century Products Company, he personally managed a 400% sale increase with Toys-R-Us, making it the most important account. Additionally, while at Hedstrom and again at Century Products, Paul was instrumental in identifying many process improvements leading to significant cost savings.
Much of Paul’s career has been spent tin the consumer products arena where he has been involved in a variety of traditional and equity capital situations.
Paul holds an MBA from Babson College where he concentrated in Marketing. He also has a BS in Finance from Boston College. Paul is married and lives with his wife on Cape Cod. They have two adult daughters.