Paul Bucknor

  • Program Manager

The ExCo Group

Paul Bucknor


Paul Bucknor is a Program Manager for The ExCo Group and is responsible for managing the overall, day-to-day activities of multiple programs and projects. As part of this role, Paul is responsible for reporting and providing updates on multiple program functions to ensure the delivery of key milestones within the Executive Assessments function.

Career History

Prior to joining The ExCo Group, Paul worked as a Digital Delivery Analyst for the People and Organizational Performance hub at McKinsey & Company where he supported and coordinated program delivery initiatives for the Management Accelerator and Executive Leadership Development programs that were part of the Connected Leaders Academy.

Prior to McKinsey & Company, Paul worked for UMBC Training Centers as Program Coordinator. During his tenure, Paul launched and co-managed over 50 professional development programs across various sectors including Cyber Security, Project Management, and Leadership and Innovation.  He also designed and created internal standard operating procedures (SOPs) and technical help guides to help facilitate strategic learning initiatives. Additionally, Paul created and implemented an Emerging Leaders Career Coaching program at UMBC-TC, designed for early career students seeking non-technical soft-skill development to further advance their careers.


Paul earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Towson University, as well as a Master’s in Organizational Development & Leadership from Saint Joseph’s University. Paul has lived in Maryland his entire life and currently resides in a suburb of Baltimore, MD. When he is not working, Paul enjoys going to the gym, playing basketball, traveling, and mentoring.