Paul Ehlert joined Germania in July 2004 as executive vice president. In January 2005, he was appointed first vice president. In July 2011, he was appointed president.
He is a native of Brenham and a graduate of Brenham High School. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1975, and graduated from the University of Texas Law School in 1978. Paul practiced law in Brenham from 1978 through June of 2004. He served as Germania’s corporate counsel since 1998.
Ehlert has served on the board of numerous organizations. Currently, he chairs the Texas Association of Mutual Insurance Companies’ Legislative Committee, is past chair of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies’ Federal Affairs Committee and serves as Vice President of the Association of Fire and Casualty Companies in Texas Board (AFACT). Ehlert also serves as vice-chairman on the board of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.
Paul and his wife Rhonda have two children, Kris and Amy. Kris lives in Austin with his wife Leisha. Amy is married to Dr. Mark Trevino and they reside in San Antonio. In addition, Paul and Rhonda are the proud grandparents of Elle, Eli, Will and Knox.