Paul has served as Choir Director at Rainbow for over 25 years. A 1975 graduate of Gadsden High School, he received his Bachelors of Science in Instrumental Music Education, Masters of Science in Vocal Music Education, and Education Administration Certification all from Jacksonville State University. His previous church experience includes South Highland Baptist Church (Gadsden), Fairview Baptist Church (Gadsden) and First Baptist Church of Hokes Bluff. Paul has taught in the Gadsden City School District for 33 years having been Director of Choirs at Emma Sansom HS, General Forrest MS and Gadsden City HS. He is presently Assistant Principal at Gadsden City HS and Director of Fine Arts for the Gadsden City School District. Paul and his wife Debbie (Life Insurance Company of Alabama) have one son, Scot, who graduated from the University of Oklahoma and is presently employed at the State Department of Transportation in Montgomery.