Paul Severtson has been the Development Director at Public Radio KCBX since 1992, where he is responsible for on-air pledge drives, fund raising special events, volunteer management, planned giving and major gift programs. He moved to the Central Coast from San Diego, where he had been working as a fundraiser at San Diego Hospice and Scripps Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Paul is also very active in the local musical world as a violinist and violist. He is the co-concertmaster of the San Luis Obispo Symphony, a performer in Festival Mozaic concerts, a founding member of the Tolosa Strings chamber music group and the violin and viola instructor at Cal Poly.
His free moments are spent at his home in the outback of Santa Margarita with his wife, garden, horses, dogs, and chickens.