Interior design, procurement, capital management, and project management firm Premier continues its expansion with the hiring of Paul Morrell as Chief Operating Officer. As an established operations executive with over 20 years’ experience managing multi-disciplinary business teams globally, Morrell will be integral to Premier’s growth as a leading customer-focused organization servicing industries including hospitality, multifamily, and student housing.

“Bringing on Paul Morrell to the Premier team showcases our commitment to creating an internal team with people who have tremendous leadership and execution experience that complement our client and colleague-focused core values,” said Hector Sanchez, Premier’s Chief Executive Officer. “Morrell knows operations and management inside and out and has the skillset and experience to successfully lead team members across all sectors.”  

The interior design, architecture, procurement, project management, engineering, and contract teams will report directly to Morrell in this new role. He will oversee overall corporate operations for Premier, develop and manage business plans, and ensure collaboration between the operations and business development teams. Morell will also be responsible for facilitating effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, and performance management. 

“I am excited to be joining the Premier team,” says Morrell. “My goal is to help implement the best strategies and tactfully take steps toward becoming an exemplary organization that stimulates and excites our team member, while we design and create innovative and amazing spaces for our clients.”

Before joining Premier, Morrell held executive leadership positions overseeing operations, supply chain, human resources, IT, capital management, and real estate divisions. Under his leadership, he also managed global operations for a $1 billion annual revenue service company with over 7,000 employees.