Paula Lee Bortel '73, MBA '77

1998 Service to Alma Mater

Biography as it appeared in 1998.

Paula is a commercial service supervisor for State Farm Insurance.  She graduated with her bachelor's degree in spanish and a minor in french in 1973.  She continued her education and received a M.B.A. from CLC in 1977.  Paula has been an exemplory example of commitment to the Alumni Association.  She has served two terms on the Alumni Board and has served as treasurer and secretary in the Awards and Honors Committee, Alumni Long Range Planning Committee, Retreat Task Groups and other committees.

Paula has been a financial supporter of the institution and is a Fellow and member of the Alumni President's Club since 1985.  She is also a supporter through the Bortel Family Scholarship Fund.

She states that because CLU gave her so much while she was in school, it has instilled in her a desire to continue to give back.  She also says that it is a great way to stay in touch with old friends and make new ones.