Paul co-founded Perry Capital in 1988. Prior to 1988, Paul was a principal and portfolio manager of Harvard Management Company. From 1984 to 1986, he was a trader and research analyst at Kayne, Anderson and Co., where he specialized in corporate reorganizations. Paul is a board member of the University of Wisconsin Foundation and the Co-Chairman of the Wisconsin Eastern Alumni Scholarship Fund, an organization providing academic scholarships to minority, disadvantaged students from New York City. He earned an MS in finance in 1984, and a BBA in finance and economics in 1983 at the University of Wisconsin.