Paul founded Phoenixx in 1990. and developed the trading company to one of the most respected and seasoned trading groups in the International metals industry. Prior to establishing Phoenixx, Paul worked for 16 years at Philipp Brothers trading in all non-ferrous metals; ferro alloys; coal and blast furnace coke. He joined Philipp Brothers after spending 8 years at Pittsburgh National Bank (PNC), as a VP/Regional manager.
He has been a member of various metal associations (American Tin Trade); and (Minor metals trade association); along with being appointed as an advisor to the United States Strategic logistics Agency in the mid-1990s. Currently, on the Board of Trustees at Bishop McCort High School (Johnstown, Pa.).
He is a 1966 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with an Economics and Political Science degree; 2 year Varsity letterman; and 1973 graduate of the Rutgers "graduate" school of banking.
In Paul's current role, he continues to actively trade in all of the Phoenixx portfolio of metals. However, his main role is to continue to guide and broaden the scope of Phoenixx business future, by developing new supply sources, and customer outlets into the future.