A former quarterback in college, J. Paul graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. degree in Communications. Upon graduation he worked for several Top 50 ranked advertising firms for over ten years until finally founding DavisBarone in 1993. Today, in addition to overseeing the effective running of the firm, J. Paul lectures extensively on business aviation marketing techniques and enjoys the study of all things aviation related. He is an avid reader of aviation history and follows college sports with a passion. He resides in Palm Beach County, Florida with wife Debbie and son Dalton who attends Bard College where he is a student and a member of the Bard College Lacrosse team.