After graduating from the University of Dayton, Paul chose to settle in Dayton. Paul believes the best way he can improve his community is by working with neighbors and groups to create a vision for the future. He serves as a board member for the Miami Valley Fair Housing Center, the Dayton Human Relations Council, and the City of Dayton Plan Board. He is also a member of Dayton Rotary and the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He enjoys volunteering each week at an after-school program with Dayton Public School students. Paul currently serves as the Director of Government Relations and Advancement at Antioch University. He and his wife, Caitlin, live in Dayton.