Paul is passionate about relationships and works to strengthen the connections between the NCD and churches, pastors, leaders, and supporters. In his role, he provides counsel and coaching to NCD churches, pastors, and leaders, oversees the development of the North Central Foundation, and walks alongside NCD staff who raise their own support. He is licensed with the EFCA, has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA with an emphasis in taxation. He has been a part of the EFCA since 1968 and most recently served nearly two decades as president of Christian Investors Financial at the EFCA National Office. He also serves on the boards of Shamineau Ministries, Cassia (which includes Elim Care), and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. Paul has been married to Melinda for nearly 40 years, has three adopted adult sons and two wonderful daughters-in-law. He resides in St Croix Falls, WI.