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Professional Profile: Adam Paul 2017

About

  • Title: Consultant
  • Company: Shen Milsom Wilke
  • Location: New York City
  • Birthplace: Falmouth, MA

Education: B.S.E. Acoustical Engineering & Music, University of Hartford, CT

First job outside of real estate: Dishwasher at the Landfall Restaurant in Woods Hole

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I’m an acoustical consultant, reviewing drawings and documents at various stages of the design and construction process for a wide range of buildings and providing noise and vibration control recommendations. I hope to continue to grow and build connections in the NYC construction industry.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I like to meet up with friends at a beer bar or local brewery.

Favorite book or author: “East of Eden” by John Steinbeck

Favorite movie: Changes often, but I loved “Hidden Figures”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “The Colour in Anything” by James Blake

One word to describe your work environment: Tidy

Rules to live by in business: Be a giver. Be generous with your time, attention, resources, and connections, and you’ll have a fulfilling and happy career. It’s not about equal give and take; focus on how you can help others and you’ll build strong relationships along the way.

What is your dream job? I am fascinated by organizational psychology and hope someday to be able to utilize my skillset to further the focus on workplace environment as critical factor in team building, employee retention, and individual productivity.