| Finance & Development
Previous to the Nature Conservancy, Paul Bauman was the director of development for the CU-Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, where he helped organize and complete capital campaigns on the Boulder campus. He was the lead fundraiser in negotiating the $250 Million pledge to CU from Bill and Claudia Coleman in 1999 to create a Center for Cognitive Disabilities. Bauman consults on fundraising within the Nature Conservancy for other state chapters and for associated non-profits aligned with the Conservancy’s mission of protecting the diversity of life on earth. He earned his PhD in Public Policy from the University of Colorado.