Prior to his position as Chairman and CEO of Colo4, Paul served as an Executive Vice President with Cequel III and as the Chief Operating Officer of AAT Communications Corp. With AAT, Paul was responsible for day-to-day operations and played a key role in a string of acquisitions that increased AAT's owned-tower portfolio nearly nine-fold. He was also instrumental to AAT's closing of approximately $180 million of equity capital in November 2003.
Before AAT and Cequel III, Paul served as Vice President, Operations, for Charter Communications, Inc. Paul joined Charter in 1994, and held multiple positions with the company, including Operations Analyst and Budget Coordinator; Director, Financial Administration; Assistant to the President; and Vice President, Financial Controls. Prior to Charter, Paul was an internal auditor for Americoal Services, Inc., in Fairview Heights, Illinois. Before then, he served as an operational analyst for Cencom Cable Associates, Inc., in St. Louis, Missouri. He has more than 15 years experience in domestic and international financial auditing.
Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Southeast Missouri State University.