Watson Commercial Realty, Inc.
Paul Porter, the 2013 Watson Commercial Agent of the Year, is an experienced entrepreneur, business consultant and land developer. Mr. Porter’s business experience spans 35 years. He founded and/or built companies delivering a broad range of products and services including an original Blockbuster Video franchise; the Clean Shower and Naturize consumer product lines, sold to Church & Dwight and to Clorox, respectively; biomass energy project developments, sold to Thermo Electron and the Public Service Company of New Hampshire; and, strategic business consulting services. He has received marketing awards for his Clean Shower marketing efforts: two EFFIES from the American Marketing Association and a Top 100 Marketers Award from Advertising Age. He is a graduate of the Leadership Jacksonville program.
Paul has two lovely daughters, Elia (22) and Stephanie (19). Raised in St. Pete Beach, Florida, Mr. Porter earned a BA in Management Science from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard. At Duke, Paul played freshmen basketball and was an assistant basketball coach on the Duke men’s staff for the 1973 to 1974 season.