Wanda Paul

Senior Vice President Finance and Administration for Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

Charities You Feel Closest To
Steppingstone Scholars, Inc; Get Your Rear in Gear (funds Colon Cancer research); National Adoption Center, African American Museum in Philadelphia, Urban League of Philadelphia, Muldoon’s Field of Dreams/Francisville A’s

Boards/Committees You Are A Member Of
Steppingstone Scholars, Inc; (Chair); National Adoption Center (Advisory Board); Urban League of Philadelphia (Past Chair and current Advisory Board)

Most Recent Non-Profit Social Event You Attended
Academy Ball; Black-Tie Tailgate

Next Non-Profit Social Event You Have On Your Calendar
African American Museum’s annual Gala; Steppingstone Scholars’ Step into Spring Gala in May

Non-Profit Social Event You Look Forward To Each Year
Steppingstone Scholars’ Step into Spring Gala

If You Could Have One Superpower, What Would It Be
To move at WARP speed. This would allow me to delivery in a huge way on my “to do lists” at work, home and for the non-profits I love. Then I could see the world in my spare time as travel is also my passion!

Favorite Pastime In The Greater Philadelphia Region
I absolutely love Philly’s restaurants and dine out often; whether it is “GNO” or dinner with my husband and friends, there is a phenomenal restaurant for everyone in Philly.

Favorite Childhood Memory
In Philly, our “backyard” was Fairmount Park and we swam in Kelly’s Pool and had BBQ’s in the park as kids. I love the Whispering Wall so much it was where I took my future husband on our our first date 16 years ago and it’s where I had an artist paint us more recently. It’s magical and it’s in West Philly. I had a very happy childhood.

Fun Fact About Yourself
I find my happy space when I bake and I love to bake! I also love to fish and have pictures of a huge striper I caught in Point Pleasant Beach in 2011. My victory catch is on my screen saver at work.

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