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Terry Paul

Executive Vice President

In a city where defense and homeland security are top priorities, Retired Brigadier General Terry Paul stands out as a leader in the consulting industry. As Executive Vice President at Cassidy & Associates, he brings extraordinary value and Hill experience to the firm’s clients, thanks to his remarkable military career and intimate familiarity with the legislative process.

During his Marine Corps career as an infantry officer, General Paul served in various command and staff positions at virtually every echelon, from platoon to division. A cherished highlight of his career was co-founding the renowned Marine’s Infantry Officers School as a Captain.

General Paul is best known in Washington for his unprecedented ten-year tenure as the Marine Corps liaison officer to the U.S. Senate. In this role, he oversaw all legislative issues in the House and Senate and escorted Senate and House members on world travel, providing them with rare and influential opportunities to learn about defense matters. He continues to serve as a trusted confidant to senior military and elected leaders today.

At Cassidy, General Paul has had tremendous success, helping clients win lucrative opportunities within the vast DOD market. From energy-saving applications to communication devices, new aircraft to armored vehicles, and ships to satellites, the Cassidy Defense team has excelled at assisting a wide variety of foreign and domestic businesses.