Monica Paul

Position: Executive Director; Dallas Sports Commission

Monica Paul, the Executive Director for the Dallas Sports Commission, plays an essential role in implementing bid strategies and marketing programs that enhance Dallas’ acquisition of sports competitions and events, including solicitation of Olympic, professional, collegiate and amateur sports, events and meetings. Paul works closely with professional leagues, the NCAA, National Governing Bodies and amateur sports federations, selling Dallas as a first-class national and international sports destination. She has worked on Super Bowl XLV in 2011 and led the Local Organizing Committees of NBA All-Star 2010, NCAA Men’s Final Four 2014, College Football Playoff National Championship 2015, WWE WrestleMania 2016, 2017 NCAA Women’s Final Four and currently the FIFA World Cup Dallas Bid Committee for 2026.

Paul earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education at the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts degree in Sports Administration from the University of Northern Colorado.