Paul is the husband of Joan (Godin) DeCotis and President of the Joan DeCotis Foundation. He is a surplus lines insurance broker and Chairman of the Board at DeCotis Insurance Associates.

Paul was born in Newport, Rhode Island in 1945 and attended De La Salle Academy before eventually receiving his Bachelor’s degree at Providence College. He is the proud father of Kristen Liguori and Thomas DeCotis and grandfather of four (Nicholas Liguori, Allison Liguori, Johnathan Liguori, and Reid DeCotis).

Paul’s hobbies include golf, fly fishing, and gardening.