Prior to joining America Achieves, Paul served as the Director, Foundation and Government Relations for Jazz at Lincoln Center where he increased revenue through innovative funding streams for programmatic and capital projects.  Prior to joining JALC, Paul served as the National Director of Foundation Relations at Year Up, Inc. where he was responsible for managing the national and private foundations portfolio.

Paul served in a number of programmatic and fundraising roles at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, where he was responsible for the management of the $10MM scholarship budget and $17.5MM software/hardware grants to the universities.

He continued his passion for philanthropy as Global Director of Development at Success for Kids, where he managed a staff of 11 Executive Directors in nine countries, working with international funders.

Fluent in Spanish, Paul is a graduate of Dartmouth College with a major in International Relations and Foreign Policy. He is currently an Alumni Interviewer for Dartmouth College and is a mentor to students in the Year Up program. He has also serves as an advisor to the International Youth Leadership Institute.  Paul resides in Brooklyn, NY.