Paul Acosta joined the Nonprofit Management Center in 2011. In his capacity as Associate Director, he provides information, consulting and serves as a resource to nonprofit organizations in the Permian Basin. A native of Odessa, Texas, Paul lived in Missouri (Columbia and St. Louis) from 2002-2010 before moving back to the Permian Basin. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in History with an emphasis on U.S. and Latin American studies. His professional experience includes public education, county government administration, and nonprofit management. He is married to Valerie who is the Executive Director for the Midland County Public Library Foundation.