H. Paul Haynes
Founder, President and CEO
After three years of University specializing in Psychology, Public Administration and Marketing, Paul acquired considerable success and expertise with national and multinational companies in Eastern Canada; with Union Carbide as a Sales Administrator, with 3M Company as Territory Manager in Retail and Industrial Marketing, and as Product and Advertising Manager with Imperial Optical.
Western Canada provided opportunities in Sales and Service with Noresco of Canada, Motorola of Canada and four years in Public Administration with the British Columbia Governmentís Ministry of Forests.
Paulís most profound ambition was achieved in owning and operating a successful industrial electronics manufacturing operation in Greater Vancouver with B.C. Tel as his largest customer. Victoria provided Paul ownership in a large consulting group, and in 1999 his consulting business lead to an opportunity to work for a B.C. organic resource company.
Recognizing the promising opportunity in the Natural/Organic Growth Industry, he formed Paramount Growth Holdings Inc. to bring to market a unique highly mineralized volcanic soil conditioner and growth stimulant.
Paulís entrepreneurial resourcefulness and dedication, his 46 years of marketing & sales, managerial & administrative background, combined with an outgoing personality gives him the confidence and strength to successfully complete his new mission with Paramount.
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Richard Swinden, B.A.
Director of Communications
Richard Swinden, B.A
Richard Swinden, a marketing and communications specialist and business developer, graduated from the University of Manitoba, having completed a B.A. in Honors Economics and English Literature, one year of post graduate Economics and one year of Film Studies at Queenís University.† As a Project Manager/Consultant working largely on a contractual basis for several public/private corporations and non-profits in Victoria, Richard has gained extensive experience in multimedia production, marketing communications and social media management.
Richardís creative talent, managerial and problem solving abilities in the areas of Internet web site development, marketing research, business plan development, strategic planning, computer operation and multimedia production contribute greatly to fulfilling Paramountís marketing mission. With over ten years of wholesale and retail sales experience Richard has first-hand knowledge of how to penetrate new markets and build long lasting customer relations.††
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Philip S. Callahan
Scientist and Author
Philip S. Callahan was born on August 29, 1923, at Fort Benning, Georgia. He entered the U.S. Army Air Force, San Antonio, Texas, in 1942, and served two years in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. Hiking around the world after the war, he worked as a free lance photographer and writer. On his return to the United States he matriculated at Fordham University New York, New York. He received his B.A. and M.S. degree from the University of Arkansas and his Ph.D. from Kansas State University. He joined the staff of the Entomology Department at Louisiana State University in March 1956 as Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1959. He joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in Southern Grain Insects Research Laboratory, Tifton, Georgia in July 1962 as Project Leader for insect Biophysics. He was also Professor of Entomology on the Graduate Faculty of the University of Georgia. In 1966, he received the Superior Service Award of the U.S. Department of Agriculture from the Secretary of Agriculture. He also received the annual award for distinguished research from the University of Georgia, Chapter of Sigma Xi and also the Sears Roebuck Foundation Award for contributions to agriculture. In 1969, he transferred to USDA Insect Attractant and Behavior Laboratory at Gainesville, Florida. His research involves the utilization of nonlinear far infrared radiation by biological systems and its applications to insect control and medicine. He has developed theories of insect communication based on waveguide characteristics of insect spines and has postulated that such spines are thermoelectret-coated dielectric waveguide aerials with the ability to receive short wavelength IR and microwave frequencies. His work in biophysics might best be called studies in insect molecular bioelectronics. He is the author of 106 scientific papers and 12 books on science and a full professor on the graduate faculty of the University of Florida. He is one of 5% of U.S. Scientists in the Whoís Who of Technology today. He retired from the USDA on June 20, 1986, and is now on the staff of the Olive W. Garvey Center for the improvement of Human Functioning, Inc., Wichita, Kansas as an infrared systems and low energy consultant.
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