Prior to starting Allied Financial, Paul was the President of a National Commercial Finance Company which he founded in 1979 and with the help of Steven Gold and Scott Lewis, built it into one of the largest independently owned finance companies in the country. Paul sold the company in 2002.
Paul is an active member of the Commercial Finance Association as well as numerous local civic organizations. Paul began his career in Public Accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and an avid Bulldogs fan.
Paul has been married to his wife Ellen for over 50 years and they both enjoy spending time with their 4 grandsons. As a lifetime tennis enthusiast, he can almost always be found at the courts every Friday.
He also has a passion for travel. In addition to their general travels, each year they take a cruise to somewhere around the world for a rather extended period of time.