Paul and his wife Karen have lived in Lakewood for 19 years and have been homeowners on Summit Avenue for 16 years.  Prior to Summit Avenue, Paul and Karen lived on both Fry Avenue and Westwood Avenue.  They have three children; Gavin (15), Caden (12), and Violet (8) who attend Lakewood Catholic Academy where their mother is also a kindergarten teacher.  Paul is the oldest of six siblings and a graduate of St. Ignatius High School.  Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University and his Master of Architecture degree from Miami University.  Paul owns his own architectural practice, Beegan Architectural Design, located on Madison Avenue in Lakewood.  Paul is also the owner and manager of two mixed-use buildings on Madison Avenue where he received an award from the City of Lakewood for his storefront renovation.  Paul has been committed to community service in Lakewood since 2003.  Below is a partial list of Paul’s volunteer and appointed service positions.

Lakewood Community Progress, Inc. – Past Board Member
Lakewood Alive – Past Board Member
Lakewood Chamber of Commerce – Member, Economic Development Committee
Urban Land Institute Cleveland – Regional Initiative Chair
Ohio Board of Building Appeals – Board Vice-Chair
Fedor Manor – Board Member
St. Luke the Evangelist Church – Facilities Committee
Lakewood Catholic Academy – Facilities Committee
Downtown Lakewood Design Committee – Past Committee Chair
Lakewood Alive Housing Committee – Past Committee Chair
St. Luke the Evangelist Church – Past Parish Council Chair
Downtown Lakewood – Lakewood Main Street Program Committee
Detroit Avenue Streetscape Master Plan – Steering Committee
Clifton Boulevard Enhancement Plan – Committee Member
West 117th Corridor Master Plan – Committee Member
Lakewood 2-Family Conversion Program – Consultant
Lakewood Housing Redevelopment – Consultant
St. Luke the Evangelist Church – Past Finance Council Member
Cleveland Bridge Builders – Advisory Committee & Class of 2003