Paul attended the University of Rochester where he played baseball and was a member of the university’s cross country ski team. After graduation he became a franchisee for College Pro in Brighton, New York. Two years later he began his career in franchising as a general manager for the upstate New York division. He was then transferred to Ohio.
He served as Vice President of the Ohio Valley division of College Pro until 1995. He then purchased one of the first franchises of CertaPro in the U.S., which is now in its 23rd year of operation. His responsibilities include overseeing the operation of the franchise, with specific duties in the areas of marketing, sales, production, administration, finance, and franchisor relations. In 2003, in response to market demand, Paul founded Capital Roofing and Siding now known as Capital Contracting Services. Capital concentrates on repair, rehabilitation, and renovation, of multi-family and commercial real estate.
Paul was a 10 year member of the Columbus Men’s Senior Baseball league as a catcher for the Columbus White Sox and Giants. He is an avid golfer who plays in local tournaments around central Ohio. He lives with his wife in Galena. They have two grown children who attended Olentangy High School.