Paul currently serves on the Board of Directors of AVOXI, InsuranceZebra, Prepaid Technologies, and Vazata. Paul previously represented BPV at Cbeyond Communications, Florida Bank Group, FSV Payment Systems, GHN-Online, HotSchedules, Instawares, Incomm Holdings, PDQ Southern Texas, Tower Cloud, and Wave 7 Optics. Paul is also Chief Operating Officer of Ballast Point Ventures.
Prior to co-founding Ballast Point Ventures in 2002, Paul spent four years in the Investment Banking Group of Raymond James & Associates. He served as a Vice President in the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Telecommunications Groups, where he was the senior banker responsible for the Telecommunications Equipment practice. Paul helped companies raise over $2 billion of debt and equity capital and advised clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions totaling over $1 billion. Paul was previously an investment banker with Wachovia Securities.
Paul graduated from Emory University with a bachelor’s degree and from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia with an MBA.