Paul A. McDonnough is vice president, conferences and events for the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), where he oversees the rich array of conference offerings, primarily all C-level forums and DMA’s Annual Conference, the global event for integrated marketing.
McDonnough came to DMA in 2004 with leadership skills from over 10 years of investment management and public affairs experience in both the public and private sector industries. He was promoted to his current position in 2008.
Prior to DMA, McDonnough served as vice president/public-private sector development director for the Institute for International Research where he was responsible for the financial, creative, and strategic management and development of the public sector division. Before the Institute for International Research, he worked for the Students for America Inc. Foundation, The Bank of New York, and Marriot Corp.
McDonnough holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami.