Paul holds an MBA from Ohio University and a Ph.D. from Colorado State University where his research specialized in human resources and leadership. He is a recognized expert in advertising, public relations, digital and direct marketing as well as new market analysis and development.
Paul also teaches at the Columbus State Community College and Franklin University where he specializes in marketing, advertising, digital marketing, and branding. In 2017, Paul was a Visiting Scholar at the Modern College of Business and Science located in Muscat, Oman.
Paul serves the Columbus and Central Ohio region as a member of the board of directors for the Greater Columbus Sister Cities International organization. He has been an ambassador for the region to the sister cities of Hefei, China, Dresden, Germany, and Curitiba, Brazil.
Paul has completed over 175 running races of the marathon or longer. He has participated as a running ambassador in the sister cities of Hefei, Dresden, and Curitiba.