Paul graduated Cum Laude from Davidson College, earned a Bachelor of Divinity from the University of Chicago and Masters in Business Administration from Emory University. He also received honorary doctorate degrees from Queens University and Davidson College. He served seven years as a Presbyterian minister. First at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlotte and then lead a non-traditional church in Catawba Presbytery, also in Charlotte focusing on community action and service. He left the ministry and moved into non-for profit housing before being recruited by the John Crosland Company, largest privately held homebuilder in the southeast. He became president of the company in 1984 and was Executive Vice President with Centex Corporation when it purchased the Crosland Company. After retiring from Centex, he was elected to the Board of Habitat for Humanity International and served as Chairman for two years. In June 2004 he was employed as the interim CEO of Habitat. He has served as a trustee for Davidson College and Pfeiffer University. In 2022 he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Crosland Interest, LLC and as a director on the Board of Crowder Construction. He also serves on the Davidson Community Foundation Board. He and his wife of 62 years, Judy have lived at the Pines for 5 years. They have four children and eight grandchildren and are expecting their first great grandchild in the spring of 2022.
Everything a Person Might Need.
At the Pines at Davidson, our services and amenities will give you all the comforts of home without the worry of constant maintenance. Enjoy all our community has to offer with a worry free lifestyle!
Everything a Person Might Need
At the Pines at Davidson, our services and amenities will give you all the comforts of home without the worry of constant maintenance. Enjoy all our community has to offer with a worry free lifestyle!Explore Our Amenities
Not Just a Great Community, a Great Neighborhood
Located right in the heart of Davidson, NC. Our hometown amenities add to a luxury retirement experience. Enjoy all the great activities and opportunities our small college town has to offer.
Great place to work. All the residents are wonderful. Staff is very helpful.
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Take a walk around our newly accredited arboretum. Our campus has approximately 150 acres of gardens, walking trails, and landscape to explore.
Our Campus Trails & Gardens
Our Independent Living affords the opportunity to live comfortably while still treasuring your current lifestyle.
There’s lots to do at The Pines at Davidson. Sign up for one of our book clubs, take a fitness class, or hop on our shuttle bus and go cheer on the college basketball team.
Relax knowing you have access to our full continuum of senior healthcare services without leaving the comfort of your home.
Health & Wellness
Log in to our Resident Portal to see this week’s Activities Bulletin, signup for a concert or a trip to the grocery store, or to read Pines Connect, our own resident directory.
Our Residents & Staff
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