Paul Huszar is the CEO and majority owner of VetCor LLC, a restoration company which hires veterans and those who share similar values, and Team VetCor LLC, founded in 2019, which creates opportunities for veterans and their immediate family members through franchising. VetCor has received the following recognition: • U.S. Chamber of Commerce veteran owned business of the year runner-up (2019) • Tampa Bay Business Journal “Fast 50” (2019) • Chief Executive and Thayer Leader Development Group’s Patriots in Business Award (2018) • Grow FL Top 50 Florida Companies to Watch (2018) • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Start-up (2017) • Bright House Regional Business Award Small Business of the Year Start-up (2016) Paul retired from 23 years of active duty military service including four combat tours in Iraq, one unaccompanied tour in Korea, and operational deployments to Thailand, Bolivia, Honduras, Panama, and Haiti. He relocated to South Tampa upon his retirement from military service and began his tenure with VetCor in December 2013. Paul was born and raised in Akron, Ohio. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from West Point and was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers in 1990. Paul also earned a master’s degree in Civil Engineering and graduate certificates in Administration and Management; and Global Trade, Transportation and Logistics from the University of Washington, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Missouri. His last assignment on active duty was as the Dean of the U.S. Army Engineer School. Prior to his terminal assignment Paul commanded the 307th and 37th Engineer Battalions (Combat)(Airborne). The 37th formed the basis of Joint Task Force Eagle during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 09-10, a 1,000+ Soldier and Airmen multifunctional engineer joint task force, operating throughout northern and western Iraq. His previous assignments in the Army include: • Brigade Operations Officer, 20th Engineer Brigade (Combat)(Airborne) [Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09] • XVIII Airborne Corps Engineer Plans Officer, Fort Bragg, NC • Multi National Corp-Iraq Engineer Chief of Plans, Camp Victory, Iraq [OIF 04-06] • Battalion Executive Officer, 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat)(Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC • Battalion S3/Operations Officer, 2nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Castle, Korea • Deputy Commander for Military Programs; Deputy Director, Planning Division; and Civil Works Project Manager, Sacramento District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers • Battalion Executive Officer; Commander, A Company; Battalion Assistant S3/Operations Officer; and Battalion S4/Logistics Officer, 168th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, WA • Battalion S3 Air Operations Officer; Executive Officer, B Company; and Combat Engineer and Light Equipment Platoon Leaders, C Company; 37th EN BN, 20th EN BDE, Fort Bragg, NC [Desert Shield/Storm] Paul’s military awards and decorations include: The Legion of Merit, The Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters and several other commendations, service medals, and unit awards, the Sapper Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Australian, Chilean, and Honduran Parachutist Badges, and The Silver and Bronze Orders of the DeFleury Medal. Paul also received the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award from Governor Scott, and the Florida Association of Insurance Reform Community Campion Award in 2018.