Paul Teehan has been with Trident Technical College since 1993. His background in education and industry is extensive. Mr. Teehan began his hospitality career as a bus boy to finance his college education and continued to work at various positions in Massachusetts while in college. He worked as an Assistant Innkeeper and later General Manager of Storrowton Tavern, for Dunfey Management as Food and Beverage Director at a Sheraton property, and as a General Manager for other restaurants and clubs. Other business experience includes time in Ireland with the Milton Bradley Company. His twenty-eight years of teaching credentials includes working with high schools in South Carolina as well as Massachusetts. He was a faculty member at Holyoke Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, and Westfield State in Massachusetts. Mr Teehan holds an Ed.S. degree as an Education Specialist in Education Administration from South Carolina State University, an M.Ed. and M.B.A. from American International College, a B.S.B.A. from North Adams State College, and an A.S. from Holyoke Community College. Mr. Teehan is a certified hospitality educator (CHE) according to standards achieved through the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association.