Paul Zappala serves Carnegie Investment Counsel as Chief Technology Officer. He brings 42 years of experience in both public and private sector information technology, with over 21 years in the financial services industry. Before Carnegie, Paul was Chief Compliance Officer, Director of Operations, and Director of Information Technology at Fairport Wealth Management. Previously, he was Information Technology Manager at Conely, Canitano, and Associates, and Data Systems Manager for the Ohio Turnpike Commission. Paul also served in the United States Marine Corps for 21 years, attaining the rank of Major.
Paul is a graduate of Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg, Virginia, with a B.S. in Computer Science. He also taught computer science and led the instructional department of the Marine Corps Computer Sciences School in Quantico, Virginia.
Paul volunteers with Fill this House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the living conditions of local youth aging out of the foster care system. He also volunteers for Bay Arts, a local nonprofit whose mission is to provide a welcoming lakeside environment to stimulate, encourage and support professional and aspiring artists of all ages through collaboration, education and exhibition. Paul enjoys drone flying, is pursuing an FAA Part 107 commercial drone pilot license, motorcycling riding, and hiking. Paul resides in Bay Village, Ohio and has three children.
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