International Business Consultant (North Texas)
Local Board Member, Texas
Paul Stewart helped found the North Texas Board of the PCA, and is active in a number of other philanthropic and business interests. He serves as an executive consultant to select firms. He is also the volunteer president of the Dallas Texans Soccer Club, one of the largest and most successful youth soccer clubs in the world, with over 15,000 players in divisions and affiliates around Texas, Florida, Canada and Ghana, and an exclusive affiliation with Atletico de Madrid. He has been a member of the Young Presidents Organization/World Presidents Organization since 1993 (Chapter Chairman in 2010-11).
Previously Mr. Stewart was a partner in the international law firm Baker & McKenzie before becoming a partner and CEO of a German-based global medical device company, which was sold to Pfizer, where Mr. Stewart was an executive for three years. Subsequently he managed a venture capital firm and founded several companies in the nutritional supplement field. In 2010 Mr. Stewart served as interim president of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and helped create a new strategic plan and raise $20 million during a difficult period for the organization.
Mr. Stewart was a three-sport all-conference athlete at St. Mark’s in Dallas, and captain of the football and baseball teams. He has a BA and MA from Stanford University, where he played baseball for two years, and a JD from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was captain of the famous Legal Eagles intramural flag football team.
Mr. Stewart has been married since 1985 to Melissa Stewart, an attorney at Winstead PC, a major Dallas-based law firm. His son and daughter both won national championships with the Dallas Texans and were collegiate soccer players.