Paul has over 35 years of experience in the trust and banking industry. Most recently, he served as President/Chief Executive Officer and director for a new bank chartered in 2007 in Las Vegas.
Paul served in many roles during his career with Wells Fargo/Norwest Banks, including President of Private Client Services (trust, investments, private banking and insurance) in Nevada and President of Norwest Bank North Dakota. As President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwest Bank Nebraska Lincoln, he developed the first newly-chartered bank in Norwest’s history. He held various other trust and commercial banking positions at Norwest Bank Nebraska, including managing officer of its $9 billion trust department. Paul held faculty positions at community colleges and other educational institutions and has authored numerous books and articles. He received his B.S. and M.A. degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and attended the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (trust major) at Southern Methodist University.
Paul has served as a board member for over twenty non-profit organizations and educational institutions and as a consultant to investment advisory and financial planning firms.
During his college days, Paul was a singer and guitarist in a folk music group. He still occasionally brings out his guitar for fun!