Paul is President of Bautex Systems, LLC, a manufacturer of high performance wall systems based in San Marcos, Texas. Paul manages the strategic operating and financial plans and sets the long-term business objectives and goals for the company. Paul also serves as the principal marketing executive for the company and is responsible for developing and managing the company’s marketing communications, product marketing and public relations programs. Paul has devoted his career to building innovative start-up companies in a wide range of industries including consumer goods manufacturing, enterprise software, web technologies, and IP telecommunications. He has founded and launched successful start-up companies from initial product development and launch to company acquisition, and has served in key leadership roles in executive management, marketing, product management, sales operations and technical publications. Paul received his Bachelor of Arts from the Plan II Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin and his MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and received his LEED Green Associate credentials from the US Green Building Council. Paul joined the board because he wanted to contribute to the conversation of sustainable construction and development, building science and building performance from a product manufacturer’s point of view. Paul also wanted to interact and learn from the smart and dedicated people that work with and contribute to USGBC Central Texas Balcones to expand his understanding of strategies and programs that truly drive sustainable development.