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Dr. Paul McElhone

Dr. Paul McElhone

Dean, Mihalcheon School of Management
E-mail: paul.mcelhone@concordia.ab.ca


Education BA McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, 1972
Advertising Concepts, N.A.I.T., Edmonton, Alberta, 1982
PhD from the ESCP-EAP (Sorbonne) Paris, France. Defended July 2008


Paul McElhone is Dean of Mihalcheon School of Management from 2014. He has 40 years of professional and academic marketing experience ranging from his work with TML Consulting in Trinidad and Tobago to his current position with the School of Management. Dr. McElhone is a consummate marketer with a love for the retailing industry; he is also an innovative instructor with a devotion to education and teaching. His years of retail experience and his precise attention to detail have led to research/consulting projects with corporations such as the City of Edmonton, the Coppley Apparel Group, and Deeley Harley Davidson. He brings varied board experience and is recognized as a thoughtful and engaging board member.

Professional Experience

1998 to 2014 : Executive Director, School of Retailing, University of Alberta School of Business.
1996 to present : Senior Consultant, McElhone Consulting, Edmonton, AB.
1996 to 1998 : Director of Corporate Sales, Henry Singer Fashion Group, Edmonton, AB.
1992 to 1996 : Store Manager, Henry Singer Fashion Group, Edmonton, AB.
1984 to 1992 : Manager – Buyer, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Edmonton, AB.