Paul is retired from KPMG LLP, where he provided accounting and auditing services to its clients. During his 39-year tenure, Paul served the organization in various leadership capacities: He was managing partner of the Chicago and Minneapolis offices and later managed the entire Midwest area. He was also a member of the KPMG U.S. board of directors. Currently, Paul serves on the board of directors for Securian Group and Christopher & Banks Corp. In his volunteer work, Paul lends his finance and governance expertise to Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation and other community initiatives. Additional board memberships include YMCA of Minneapolis and Stone Canyon Community Foundation. He also serves as a life trustee of the Chicago Historical Society. Paul has a bachelor’s in business from Eastern Illinois University. He and his wife, Kathy, have three children and three grandchildren.