Dr. Paula O’Neil dedicated her career to excellence in government, serving more than 39 years in various public service positions, most recently as the elected Clerk & Comptroller for Pasco County from 2009 to 2019. Using that wealth of knowledge, Paula now consults for governmental entities and businesses assisting teams to develop their combined talents and ambitions to create dream teams!
Paula serves as an adjunct professor for Saint Leo University (MBA program), and Florida State University (Certified Public Management program). Paula holds a Doctorate in Philosophy in Applied Management and Decision Sciences, and is a John Maxwell Coach, Certified Public Manager, University of South Florida Executive Fellow, Leadership Pasco Alumnus, and has served as a Florida Sterling Examiner.
Dr. O’Neil was named the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2010 Business Woman of the Year for Government. Additional awards include the 2018 Eminent Pioneer Award, 2016 Advocate of the Year, 2013 Lady Justice Award , 2012 Outstanding Government Service Award, 2011 Outstanding Public Servant, 2010 Paul Harris Fellow, and the 2010 Justice Award.