Paul earned a BA degree from the University of Minnesota in 1971. For 35 years he worked for global agri-business firms Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland serving in management positions in Minneapolis, MN; Geneva Switz.; Buenos Aires, Arg.; NYC, NY; London Eng; and Decatur IL. He retired in 2005 at age 56 as President and COO of ADM. In 2007 he and his family relocated to their 800 acre cattle and horse farm in Nicholas Co. KY. Since then he has served in the following positions –

Managing Director – Blue Ridge Cattle LLC., Monticello IL and Nicholas Co. KY.

Board Chair- Arisdyne Systems, Cleveland OH.

Board Chair – Plaxica LTD, London England.

Board Member – National FFA, Indianapolis IN.

Trustee and Board Member – Carle Foundation Hospital, Champaign IL

Trustee and Board Member – O’Bryan Family Trust and Owensboro Grain, Owensboro KY.

Board Member – Nicholas Co. KY Economic Development Authority.