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Biography of Mr. McGreevy -
Paul McGreevy served in the U.S. Navy from 1982-1995, reaching the rank of Lieutenant
Commander. During his time in the Navy, he served as a Surface Warfare Officer; worked on a
NATO staff coordinating logistics planning for peacekeeping operations in the former
Yugoslavia; was the Material and Logistics Officer on a destroyer squadron staff; and served as
Chief Engineer on a Navy frigate.
After the Navy, Mr. McGreevy spent over fourteen years as a senior management and IT
consultant with KPMG LLP, BearingPoint Inc., and Deloitte Consulting LLP, where he
specialized in business strategic planning, organizational development, and technology
architecture for federal agencies.
Mr. McGreevy served on Senator Chafee's winning gubernatorial campaign, and then, Chafee's
Transition Manager. Governor Chafee appointed Mr. McGreevy to be his Director, Department
of Business Regulation from 2011 until 2015. The Department Director serves statutorily as the
State Banking Commissioner, Commissioner of Insurance, Real Estate Administrator and State
Boxing Commissioner. The Department's primary function is the implementation of state laws
mandating the regulation and licensing of designated businesses, professions, occupations and
other specified activities. The Department issues approximately 80,000 licenses and conducts
administrative hearings involving issuances, suspensions or revocations.
Mr. McGreevy is an Adjunct Fellow at the Pell Center for International Relations and Public
Policy assisting in further developing their Cybersecurity Leadership Initiative through strategic
planning, partnership development and program enhancement. The Pell Center's Cybersecurity
Leadership Initiative seeks to affect change and make the corporate community more secure and
resilient to cyber incidents by bringing together senior leaders from the defense, financial
services, technology, healthcare, energy and telecommunication industries and well as local
Mr. McGreevy earned a BA in Foreign Affairs and Economics from the University of Virginia,
an MA in International Relations from Boston University, and an MA in National Security
Affairs from the Naval War College.
He is a resident of Newport.