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Paul Eckels

Paul Eckels

Paul was born & raised in Aurora, Missouri.  A graduate of Missouri State University (B.S. in Accounting) and honored as the Virgil Cheek Outstanding Graduating Senior in the College of Business in 1984.  Paul worked with KMPG Peat Marwick (Tulsa office) from 1984 to 1991 with emphasis in manufacturing, public utility and oil/gas industries. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer and President of Missouri Precision Castings in Joplin, Missouri from 1991 to 1994.  Paul Joined H.E. Williams, Inc. in Carthage, Missouri as Chief Financial Officer in 1994 and assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer in 2014.

Married for 32 years to Dianne, an RN-BSN graduate from the College of Nursing at the University of Tulsa. Paul and Dianne are blessed by God with three children – one who is a graduate of Ozarks Teen Challenge.  As members of Forest Park Baptist church, Dianne has led 15 medical mission teams to Thailand and Paul has served on the Finance committee & as a Deacon. Both are directors in the AWANA youth ministry for high school students.

“Dianne and I are fervent supporters of Ozarks TC because we have seen the difference it made in our own son’s life.   We know the staff personally and their hearts for reaching young men for Christ.”  Paul also serves on advisory boards for H. E. Williams, Missouri State University School of Accounting, Carthage Chamber of Commerce and the Carthage Fair Acres Family Y Endowment Committee.