Paul Killinger is a retired 62-year-old who resides in Slidell, LA. Paul is retired from three distinct careers. He was formerly a political consultant and lobbyist, a trade association executive, and project manager for a mid-sized construction company. He was born in New York City, grew up in suburban Philadelphia, PA, and resided for several years on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. For the past 30 years he has lived in the oil patch outside New Orleans. He has been published in The Wall Street Journal, the New Orleans Times-Picayune and Builder magazine. He has conversant knowledge of construction, economics, energy issues, the gaming industry and the national political scene. Paul is a Viet Nam era veteran and a 1969 graduate of St. Joseph's University (PA).