About Paul

Personal: Born, Ottumwa Iowa 1958.  Graduated from Washington High School, Washington, Iowa.  I met my wife, Kris, at William Penn University where we both graduated. We moved to the Dallas area where I began my career at the Hewlett-Packard Co. in Richardson in 1983. We have owned homes in Richardson for over thirty years in both the Northwest and Northeast sides of town.  Kris and I have one son, Ryan.


Professional: An accomplished sales and marketing professional with over 30 years experience in the Telecom Corridor working in alliance management, marketing and sales management offering business solutions to major corporate communications companies.  Creative professional who leads and works effectively with teams, develops executive relationships and strategic business initiatives to achieve sustainable business growth.


Community Involvement:

  • Richardson City Council Member, Place 5 (2013) – Mayor, Place 7 (2015 – 2019)
  • Member, Leadership Richardson Alumni Association
  • Member, Breckinridge West Crime Patrol, Richardson Police Department
  • Past Chairman of the Board, Richardson Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Member, Richardson Zoning Board of Adjustments
  • Past Ex-Officio Board Member, Metroplex Technology Business Council (Tech Titans)
  • Past Tri-Chair, MTBC Technology Luncheons Committee
  • Past President, The Reserve at Sharp Lane HOA
  • Past Board of Directors, RISD Tomorrow, Inc. Foundation
  • Past Member, UTD Jonsson School Industrial Advisory Board Executive Committee
  • Past Member, Texas Governor’s IT Cluster Committee
  • Past Member, Canyon Creek HOA

City Council Assignments:

  • Audit Committee (Chair)
  • Immediate Past President of the Metroplex Mayors Association
  • Chamber of Commerce Board (Ex-Officio)
  • Leadership Richardson Advisory Board (Ex-Officio)
  • Mayor’s Office of International Business
  • Executive Board for the North Central Texas Council of Governments


William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA

Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration, Computer Programming – 1983