Paul King is in his 12th year overseeing the business and financial affairs of the athletic department. He is responsible for the overall financial management of all athletic programs, involving policy making, strategic planning, financial management, staff and organizational development. He is the department's chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
King supervises the business office, personnel and payroll, travel, and computer systems, and handles all contract and insurance matters for the department.
Beginning his 22nd year overall at Washington, King previously worked as the department's business manager. King originally joined the Husky staff as an accountant in the business office.
King's prior business experience is in the airfreight and woodstove industries.
A native of Minneapolis, Minn., King received his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota. He and his wife, Deborah, have four children, April, Andrea, Benjamin and Clayton.