Mr. Paul is co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of EEF. Mr. Paul has been actively engaged in private equity and venture capital investing for 32 years, primarily focused on healthcare services. Prior to EEF, Mr. Paul spent 16 years at Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe (“WCAS”) where he was a Managing General Partner. After retiring from WCAS in 2000, Mr. Paul focused his energies on investing in small capitalization companies and in 2005, he co-founded EEF. He is the most senior member of EEF’s Investment Committee. Mr. Paul serves on the Board of Directors of Aphena Pharma Solutions, NextCare Urgent Care, Management Health Solutions, MedTest, and Priority Ambulance. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.