David Paul
CU Real Estate Center

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David is an adjunct professor of Finance and Real Estate at Leeds School of Business. Since the 1980s, he has advised state and local governments, as well as international clients, on the structuring and funding of over $50 billion of infrastructure and education projects. David is President of Fiscal Strategies Group, and was previously Managing Director of Public Financial Management, a public and project finance subsidiary of Hongkong and Shanghai Bank. He also served as the Vice Provost of Drexel University, and founded and served as CEO of Mathforum.com, a mathematics and math education Internet company and virtual community that is now part of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. David worked with the International Organization for Migration after the 2004 tsunami in Aceh, Indonesia to create a sharia-compliant micro lending program. He provides expert testimony to public bodies on a regular basis, and has worked as a speechwriter and advisor on gubernatorial and presidential campaigns. David received a BA in Economics from Yale University, an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School, and a doctorate in Higher Education Management from the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of When the Pot Boils: The decline and turnaround of Drexel University, and since 2004 has published regular commentaries on politics and economics on the Huffington Post, Medium.com, and at appalled.blogspot. com. David is married to Kathy Schultz, the Dean of the CU School of Education, and has three adult children scattered across the United States.