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Paul DeGeest

Paul DeGeest serves as the major gift officer for Stepping Stone Emergency Housing, the state's only 24/7 residential shelter, working in Anoka County and in Washington County.

A South Dakota native, Paul grew up in southeastern Minnesota. After graduating from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Paul relocated to Washington, DC where he worked in the office of Senator William S. Cohen of Maine and then began his career in nonprofit management and fundraising as the associate director of planned giving for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Paul also holds a master's degree in Philanthropy & Development from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

"I am attracted to Majority in the Middle because it is actively working to grow and strengthen the political center, in our state and beyond. That effort is sorely needed, and I am delighted to be part of that mission."

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