Paul Curtman is a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, where he served in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the Global War on Terror as an infantry squad leader. He is also an author and frequent speaker at political events having spoken all across the nation from Washington DC to Los Angeles. In 2010, Paul was elected to the Missouri General Assembly where he served for eight years including terms as chairman of the House Conservative Caucus and the House Committee on Ways and Means. Paul is a strong advocate for personal freedom, sound financial principles and free markets. He is a Fellow at the Club for Growth, a Washington D.C. based non-profit charitable organization formed to educate the public about the value of free markets and pro-growth policies. Paul works in the financial services industry and currently lives in Washington, Missouri with his wife, Ruth, and their four children.