OCCUPATION: Retired Banker; Part-time business consultant.

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Vice President Business Banking, Key Bank; Vice President International Banking, First Hawaiian Bank; Regional Manager, Oregon Bank.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Honor Graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School at University of Washington; International studies at UCLA.

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: City of Gresham Budget Committee (Past Chairman); Gresham Finance Committee (7 years); Gresham Community Land Use Task Force; US National Defense Executive Reserve Corps.

Paul Warr-King is involved in his community

  • Gresham Chamber of Commerce (past President and Board Member)
  • Gresham Rotary Club (past Board Member)
  • East Metro Economic Alliance (Treasurer and Board Member)
  • Snowcap Community Charities (Treasurer and Board member)

Paul Warr-King will work to:

  • Maintain and improve public safety as his top priority.
  • Analyze challenging issues using a “financial lens” to determine total costs before making decisions.
  • Develop a positive environment for businesses, both large and small.
  • Encourage openness, transparency and candor in relationships with councilors, citizens and city employees.
  • Improve maintenance of city parks and open spaces.
  • Consider livability and the environment in planning for increased traffic and population growth.
  • Fund law enforcement designed to eliminate gang behaviors.
  • Listen to and seriously consider the advice and opinions of all citizens.
  • Require an effective independent audit of city programs for both performance and spending.

“Paul’s business ethics and sense of humor, coupled with his ability to solve complex problems, should make him a valuable asset to Gresham’s City Council.”
Monty Knittel,
Director of Marketing – Adventist Health

Paul is endorsed by many others including:
Randy Emerson, LBL Windows Inc; Gary Schulz, Control Factors Portland Inc; Dr. Frank Card, Gold’s Gym; Carol Nielsen-Hood, Executive Director, Gresham Chamber; Mike Miller, Gresham Sanitary; Peggy Johansen, Retired Banker; Dr. Ralph Yates, MHCC Board Member; Don Hessel, Retired Business Person; Tobias Andersen, Director Mt Hood Repertory; Richard Rist, Technical Fabricators; Joe Vondrak, Pacific Crest Construction; John Gray, G2 Associates Inc.


(This information furnished by Committee To Elect Paul Warr-King)