is an entrepreneur and marketing professional with over 20 years of experience. Founded an ecommerce company in 2004 and worked for IBM for over 7 years.

Paul Gerst
Paul Gerst


Focuses on the sale of tea from international brands.

For specific details on my work at teadog.com, see the Experience Page.


Expertise worked with several types of IBM business partners. Experience in marketing execution and getting actions accomplished. Worked closely IBM Partner Sales Force to help partners with marketing.

For specific details on my work at IBM, see Experience.


  • IBM Vice Presidents Award for Outstanding Achievements in Marketing
  • Won Several Toastmasters Speaking Contests
  • President of a Dallas Area Toastmasters Club
  • Softmart Marketing Achievement Award
  • Microwarehouse Most Monthly Cold Calls


Jesuit education influenced him to spend time in service to others. Spent 1 year of service in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC). The JVC is a Catholic organizations where you work full time for 1 year with local grass roots organizations to serve people with the greatest need.

Worked in the Housing Improvement Program of Catholic Charities in Buffalo, NY. Helped the elderly that were homeless and living in substandard housing to secure new housing.

Spent another year of service (not with the JVC) teaching at St Mary Catholic High School in Jersey City, NJ.


Jesuit-educated at the University of Scranton in Scranton, PA.

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