David Paul is the Regional Director of the Northeast Region. Mr. Paul began his Bureau of Prisons career in 1996 as a Correctional Officer at FCI Beaumont Low (TX). He served in positions of increasing responsibility including Senior Officer Specialist, Lieutenant, and Case Manager at FCI Beaumont Medium and USP Beaumont. Mr. Paul went on to serve as a Unit Manager at FMC Devens (MA) before being selected as Executive Assistant/Camp Administrator for FCI Schuylkill (PA). He also served as Associate Warden at FCI-I Oakdale (LA) and FCI Forrest City Medium (AR), and later as Warden at FCI Waseca (MN) and FMC Rochester (MN), before being selected as the Complex Warden of FCC Yazoo City (MS). Mr. Paul assumed his position as Regional Director for the Northeast Region on February 2, 2020.
As Regional Director, Mr. Paul oversees the operations of 19 Bureau of Prisons facilities, including a medical center, two detention centers, and three high security penitentiaries. He is also responsible for the oversight and management of more than 5,900 employees, and the custody and care of approximately 22,500 inmates.
Mr. Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from McNeese State University and his Master of Science degree in Criminology from Lamar University. He has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since 2017.