Paul is a Co-Founder and President of Sperry, Mitchell & Company. He is also Chair of Percival Scientific, a leading Iowa-based manufacturer of biological incubators and plant growth chambers, and is on the Board of two other private companies.
Paul is the Treasurer and a member of the Executive Board of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture in Williamsburg, the Vice Chair of the Governing Council of the American Antiquarian Society, and a member of the Board of Visitors of the History Department at Columbia University. In addition, he is on the Board of the Guttmacher Institute, having previously served as Chair of the Board and Chair of the Executive Committee. Paul recently retired from the Executive Board of The Organization of American Historians.
As a third generation member of a family-owned group of graphic arts companies, Paul has direct experience in the many issues and complexities associated with managing and selling family-owned businesses.
Paul is a frequent lecturer and featured speaker at M&A seminars, industry conferences and trade functions, including the Association for Corporate Growth and the Young Presidents’ Organization. In addition, he has acted as an expert witness in several court jurisdictions, and as a mediator in commercial disputes.
Paul has served as a member of various State Department/USAID sponsored Economic Development Missions to Eastern Europe.
Paul earned a B.A. with honors from Trinity College and an M.A. from Columbia University.
Contact Paul at email@example.com.