Professional Profile

Professional Profile

 

Paul is an experienced serial entrepreneur who loves helping people use technology to grow their business.  He’s known best as being the co-founder and President of CityNet, West Virginia’s first and largest commercial internet service provider.

Paul’s helped start, grow, build, buy and sell a number of high-growth technology companies as well as lead and manage an number of multi-million dollar technology and business projects.

Paul is currently the founder and CEO of Health Ventures, a management consulting company helping companies develop digital business strategies. Paul lives in Charleston, WV with his wife and two children.

 

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Paul Helmick, Founder and CEO HealthVentures

Paul Helmick, Founder and CEO HealthVentures

Business Experience

 

  • Spectrum Technologies
    • Founder & President
    • Database & Systems Development
    • Healthcare, Insurance & Government clients
  • CityNet Corporation
    • Co-Founder & President
    • First & Largest ISP in WV
    • Backed by 4 different venture capital funds
    • Conducted acquisitions for growth
    • Today CityNet is successful 4th generation company
  • DataCorp Communications
    • Managing Partner
    • IT Security & Data Communications
    • Nationwide Sales Agent for AT&T
    • Major enterprise nationwide network provisioning
  • CornerStone Technology Group
    • President, and formerly VP Marketing
    • Regional Network & Systems Integrator
    • Revenues growth to approach $10M annualy
    • Project scopes ranged from $50k to $3M
  • Central City Online dba EZNET
    • EVP & COO
    • Data & Wireless ISP Holding Company
    • Mergers & acquisitions
    • Managed close to 100 employees
    • Managed growth and  decline through the .com bust
  • Premier Strategies
    • Managing Member
    • Sales & Marketing Advisory Firm
    • Management Consulting, Business Brokerage
  • Chat Cable
    • Designer, Inventor, Founder
    • VoIP Headset Manufacturing in China
  • StateNewslines | StateNewswire
    • Founder & CEO, Investor Led Startup
    • Statewide & Local News Aggregation
    • Hyperlocal Mobile iPhone News Apps
    • 50 State, Nationwide Network of Media Properties
    • Statewide Local Press Release Services
  • HME Recovery
    • Partnership in startup company
    • Developed cloud-based software solution
    • Self service tool notifies HME/DME providers when their patients pass away
    • Assists in timely recovery of rental equipment
    • Produces $2k to $10k/week of recovery for clients

Community Contribution

 

  • U.S. Army – National Guard
    • Tactical Communications Chief 31V/31G
    • 107th Armored Calvary Regiment
    • Distinguished Honor Graduate, AIT/PLDC
  • Young Presidents Organization
    • Network of 8000 leaders in 75 nations
    • Served on State Board for WV
  • WV Entrepreneur (WVEF)
    • Entrepreneurial Education & Networking
    • Initiative of US Senator Hon. John D. Rockefeller, IV
  • Charleston Chamber, Charleston Rotary
  • MATRIC Federal/Commercial R&D
    • Executive Director of Commercialization
  • Mid-Atlantic Holdings Board
    • Develop and structure funding for commercial spin-off companies
  • WV Vision Shared, YMCA Board Member
  • WV Venture Connection (WVVC)
    • Acting Executive Director, State of WV 
    • Initiative of US Senator Hon. John D. Rockefeller, IV

Awards, Honors & Recognition

 

  • ‘Who’s Who in WV Business’, WV State Journal
  • WV Executive Magazine ‘Young Gun’
  • Distinguished Honor Graduate, USAR, PLDC
  • Distinguished Honor Graduate, USAR, AIT
  • Army Achievement & Commendation Medal, USAR, BT
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • International Business Brokers of America

 

Education

  • Recognized by University of Charleston, Executive MBA Program
    • Highest ranked guest speaker for 3 years in a row
  • Graduate, WVSC, Computer Science
  • Graduate, WVSC, Electronic Engineering
  • Studies, WVSC, Marketing & Communications

My current projects include:

  

Health Ventures

Health Ventures

—  Management Consulting
— Digital Business Strategies

Health Ventures is professional services practice providing selected clients advisory services regarding their digital business strategy. We help clients develop innovative technology solutions to capture opportunities and resolve pressing problems.

We also help clients successfully use various internet marketing services to achieve their objectives. Our firm’s mission is to help owners and executives leverage technology to grow their business and serve in an exceptional manner, their customers, employees and owners.

Clients Served

 

Paul Helmick Clients Served

 

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Short Bio

  • Paul’s an experienced entrepreneur who loves helping people use technology  to grow their business.

Medium Bio

  • Paul is an experienced serial entrepreneur who loves helping people use technology to grow their business.  He’s known best as being the co-founder and President of CityNet, West Virginia’s first and largest commercial internet service provider.  Paul’s helped start, grow, build, buy and sell a number of high-growth technology companies as well as lead and manage an number of multi-million dollar technology and business projects.  Paul is currently the founder and CEO of Health Ventures, a management consulting company helping companies develop digital business strategies. Paul lives in South Charleston, WV with his wife and two children.

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