Based in Washington, D.C., Paul provides client service on a variety of legislative and regulatory issues. He leads SGI Group’s activities in the nation’s capital, serving as the key strategist and advocate on behalf of clients on matters pending with the U.S. Congress and various federal agencies.
Paul’s in-depth knowledge of the congressional appropriations process has contributed to his securing tens of millions of dollars in funding for our clients over the past several years. In addition to his preeminent role in matters before the federal government, Paul serves as the primary adviser for a number of clients concerned with legislation pending at the state level.
Prior to venturing into the private sector, Paul was vice president of government and public affairs with the Ohio Hospital Association, winning accolades for revitalizing the organization’s government advocacy program. He also managed the association’s political action committee, which set political fundraising records under his leadership.
Paul served for eight years with U.S. Senator Don Nickles (R-Okla) as press secretary and later as legislative director. He has been an influential voice on many bills passed by Congress over the past 10 years as he has continued his close relationship with many members of Congress and senior congressional staff, who routinely seek his views and advice on various policy matters.