Paul has served on Downline’s board of directors since 2007. His business career spans 38 years in metals, plastics, medical devices and contract manufacturing, serving in executive sales and operations management roles in several locations. His current role is special projects consultant for his company in the San Diego area. In addition to Downline, he serves on the Northrise University Initiative (Zambia) board of trustees, is president of the board of directors for The Love and Truth Network and is a former chairman of the board for Global Harvest Missions of Oklahoma City.
Paul and his wife Marilyn live in Fairhope, Alabama, where they serve in Bible study, hospitality and the women’s ministry at Eastern Shore Presbyterian Church. They have three children, Meredith Ellis Grimm, Hunter Ellis and Parker Ellis, and three grandchildren. In addition to church activities, Paul’s interests include time with his family (especially his grandkids), local ministries, travel and golf.