Paul Cormians moved to Coffs Harbour in 1980, after holidaying in the area to visit family. Established and operated a successful fully licensed restaurant as a change of career, for over ten years. Pancakes All Round, became very popular among locals and tourists, for it’s quality, service and affordability to families.
Previously had been in banking, and a business owner employing many staff.
After selling the restaurant, Paul moved back to Sydney for a period in the early ‘90s to gain further experience in management roles, then moved back to Coffs and acquired a franchise with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia at Bellingen. Played an active role as Bank Manager and became adept at Home Lending, Personal Loans, Insurance needs as well as managing a small team. Due to our service and attitude to our clients our teams was runner up in two consecutive years at the Regional NSW Awards and were all flown to Sydney for the prestigious occasions. We received a letter of congratulations from Andrew Frazer MP for our success.
In more recent times have focused on further qualifications in financial service and personal interests as well. Commenced Bookkeeping services for various clients and businesses, and currently employed by both the Super Clinic and a local security company, No. 1 Security Services Pty Ltd, with many contracts with major National and International consortiums in major new road construction projects along the east coast of Australia.
Qualifications include Cert IV in Financial Services Bookkeeping; Cert IV Small Business Management; Cert IV Training and Assessment; Cert III in Individual Support; Cert II in Auslan (Australian Sign Language); OHS card; Police and Working with Children Checks; First Aid Cert.
Have played an active part in the local community in volunteering roles, such as being Treasurer at Sawtell Surf Life Saving Club for six years and assisting with serving a Christmas Lunch at the Coffs Botanical Gardens, and a period of providing pancakes to the needy at Coffs on a Friday evening to assist the Salvation Army.
Coffs Harbour is very much in Paul’s life, as his two beautiful daughters were born at the Coffs Base Hospital, and Paul has made many friends here.