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Paul P. McNamara


  • B.A., Literature, University of Wisconsin


  • Trustee, Palomar College Governing Board, 2010



  • Retired Marine Corps Colonel

  • Designated Naval Aviator and Latin American Foreign Area Officer

  • Diplomatic duty in Mexico

  • Worldwide assignments and commands


  • Management positions as PM, VP, and COO of Technology companies with focus on Information Architecture and Unmanned Systems. Served as GM and COO for two Native American corporations

  • Currently General Manager of a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business


Born in Philadelphia, Paul had assignments in many parts of the United States and overseas.  He started his second residence in California in 1998.  While he is not a native of California, he is often heard repeating a bumper sticker of the late 80s - "not a native, but I got here as soon as I could."  He is active in Rotary, Escondido Chamber of Commerce, and a life member of several organizations to include the Eagle Scout Alumni Association, Disabled American Veterans, the Marine Corps Association and the Marine Corps Aviation Association.




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