Paul Swarthout drives the pontoon boat on Mill Creek Lake near Marshall, IL

Paul Swarthout is…

  • an exceptionally hard worker, who doesn’t mind long hours and busy days that start early and end late;
  • an IT Leader with experience managing software development teams, help desk, managing corporate IT & Facilities vendors, contract negotiations, and corporate IT infrastructure;
  • an IT Professional with more than a dozen years experience in programming, web development, database design and development, software and hardware support and troubleshooting for several of St. Louis, MO’s premier employers;
  • an entrepreneur who owned and successfully operated the independent computer consulting firm, Antidote Computer Services, Inc., for more than a decade, providing hardware and software support, web development, and business software development and maintenance to small businesses in the St Louis, Missouri metropolitan area;
  • an active volunteer with Gateway Golden Retriever Rescue serving as Web Coordinator since 2002, a foster home for more than 30 neglected and abused Golden Retrievers as they waited to be adopted by loving families, transporter for animals coming to St Louis from outside the area, and an active participant with the organization’s public awareness and fundraising activities;
  • married to his first and only wife for nearly a quarter century;
  • with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science with Mathematics.