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 holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Missouri St. Louis and an M.A. in Ancient and Classical History from American Military University. Paul’s graduate thesis was titled: An Economy in Transition: Adam Smith and an Analysis of Roman Free-Market Economic Organization. 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 is also an author and frequent speaker at political events having spoken across the nation from Washington DC to Los Angeles. You can hear Paul on Newstalk STL every Saturday from 12-1pm as the host of the Paul Curtman Show. Paul is the owner of P.R. Curtman Investments, a registered investment advisory firm headquartered in Missouri and serving high net-worth clients across America. Paul currently lives in Washington, Missouri with his wife, Ruth, who teaches high school math, and their four children.