Paul Schmitz

Paul Schmitz is founder of Corner Office Coach, a consulting firm that develops senior executives’ capabilities to lead teams to achieve business goals. His 20-year life at the Cathedral started when his wife Helen volunteered to support the newly established Center of Prayer and Pilgrimage. As an active member of St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, he served as co-chair of the Stewardship Committee, chair of a seminarian discernment committee, and as a lay Eucharistic minister led monthly services at Grand Oaks Assisted Living Community for seven years. He joined the Cathedral to deepen his spiritual life as a leader. He has worked in leadership roles transforming organizations in the private and public sectors. He has a PhD from Iowa State University and currently is a docent at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum (Udvar Hazy Center).