Paul Eusner received bachelor of science and master of science degrees in ceramic engineering from Virginia Tech. He also earned a master of science from the MIT Sloan School of Management Fellows program.
From 1971-84 he worked for Mulcoa, a division of CE Minerals, where he served as the operations plant manager and later as a product development manager. From 1985-98, he was vice president for marketing and business development at CE Minerals. In 1999, he co-founded Great Lakes Minerals, LLC, and is currently president of the company.
His technical and commercial expertise is in industrial minerals, including mullite, refractory bauxite, fused alumina, fused silica, and others. He also has experience in mineral processing plant design and operations, as well as domestic and international business development and company formation. He lives in Kentucky with his wife of 41 years, Bonnie. They have three children, Georgia (VT '98), Erin, and Matt.