Paula Carroll worked for The County of Los Angeles for twenty-five years, holding several administrative and executive positions. Her last position was Deputy Director for Administration of the Department of Children and Family Services. Upon leaving the county she started Carroll Consulting, which provided administrative and management services to businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies for over twenty years. She is currently retired and serves in a variety of volunteer capacities.
Carroll holds a BA degree from UCLA and an Masters of Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.