Paul Romero was born in Long Island, New York. He attended Villanova University as a student athlete playing Lacrosse. Once Paul graduated Villanova University in 2005, he joined the United States Coast Guard. He served as a rescue swimmer in Borinquen, Puerto Rico. After the Coast Guard, Paul started his career in hospitality where has worked with Marriott, IHG, and Hilton properties. Currently, Paul is the National Corporate Sales Manager for the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront.