Paul Cox is a retired civil engineer and associate principal of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates. He joined the USMC in 1968 and served in Vietnam. He attended the University of Oklahoma and holds an engineering degree from San Francisco State University. Paul is the president of Veterans Healthcare Policy Institute and is one of the founders of Veterans Speakers Alliance and the American Legion Robert Basker Post 315. He serves on the National Board for Vietnam Agent Orange Relief and Responsibility Campaign. Mr. Cox has been on the Board of Swords to Plowshares since 2005 and served as Board Chair from 2009 to 2012.