Executive & Technical Director
As Executive & Technical Director, Paul is responsible for the overall direction of the Gran Prix of Beverly and is the point of contact between the host cycling club Essex County Velo (ECV) and USA Cycling. Personal: Paul has been racing bicycles since 1994 and is the President of Essex County Velo. He has been the race director for the Gran Prix of Gloucester, one of the largest cyclocross races in North America, since its inception in 1999. Paul also helped revive the Witches Cup race in Salem and worked as the Race Director for 2007 and 2008.
When not riding bicycles or enjoying the occasional Belgian beer, Paul is a Senior Human Factors Engineer for a multinational computer technology corporation and lives in Beverly, MA with his wife and their two sons.
Operations & Expo Director
As Operations and Expo Director, Chris' duties are varied. He is a strategic planner working with Paul on the overall production of the event. Chris can best be described as the fire fighter - working on last minute issues before they become problems. Chris will also use his connections to secure sweet prizes for our non-cash categories and our volunteer raffle. Chris also works directly with vendors in our Expo Area.
VOLUNTEER & Art DIRECTOR
For some, tracking volunteers can be a little like herding cats. For Patrick... well, it's still like hearing cats, but he does it with a smile!
As a lifelong resident of Beverly, Don is uniquely qualified to serve as the liason between the Gran Prix of Beverly organizers and the City of Beverly.
After many years as a runner Don has been involved in recreational riding for many years. This includes participating in a number of cycling events including five PMC’s and riding Cycle Oregon 12 times, a Northwest Classic. He enjoys following the sport’s racing scene and participates in local events and organizations.