David M. Paule Joins Lighthouse as Executive Director

Credit: Eric Voss

The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation (“the Lighthouse”) announced today that David M. Paule has been selected to fill the role of Lighthouse executive director.  Most recently, Mr. Paule was executive director of environmental law firm GreenLaw.

“It’s an honor to lead an organization with a mission as important as the Lighthouse’s,” he said. “It’s a great place with extremely dedicated staff and supporters, and I’m excited to dig in and help out.”

In addition to GreenLaw, Mr. Paule’s extensive tenure in the Atlanta for- and non-profit worlds has featured senior leadership positions at Delta, the Atlanta Opera, and the Woodruff Arts Center with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. He also currently serves on the boards of The Suzi Bass Awards, the Grady Healthcare Foundation, the Callanwolde Arts Center, and is an adjunct professor at Georgia State University’s Robinson School of Business. Mr. Paule holds a BSc in aerospace engineering and an MBA with an emphasis on management from Georgia State University.

Lighthouse board leadership also expressed enthusiasm for Mr. Paule’s appointment.

“Dave’s exemplary professional history and tireless support of nonprofit causes made him an ideal candidate for the Lighthouse,” said Board Chairman Mark Rice. “We are delighted to welcome him to the Lighthouse family and look forward to all the positive changes his leadership will bring.”

Mr. Paule will formally take over ED duties on Oct. 16.

The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation provides vision and hearing services through education, detection, prevention, and treatment. Through collaborative partnerships, we enable greater independence and increased quality of life for Georgians in financial need. We work with a statewide network to provide vision screenings, eye exams, eyeglasses, eye surgeries, and hearing aids to over 7,000 Georgia residents each year.


David M. Paule Joins Lighthouse as Executive Director