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 and serves as chief executive officer.

Paul is a Brenham native and a graduate of Brenham High School. He is a graduate of the University of Texas and graduated from the University of Texas Law School in 1978. Paul practiced law in Brenham from 1978 to June 2004 and began serving as Germania’s corporate counsel since 1998.

Paul currently chairs the Texas Association of Mutual Insurance Companies’ Legislative Committee, serves as Vice President of the Association of Fire and Casualty Companies in Texas Board (AFACT), and serves as chairman of the board of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

Paul is a member of Local Chapter 14 and was elected to the Germania Farm Mutual Board of Directors and subsidiaries in 2005.  He has served as Board Chairman since 2011 and is active on Board committees.