Founder, Co-host : DEFENSE OF LIBERTY
Paul Curtman is a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps and a former Missouri lawmaker. In 2010, Paul was elected to the Missouri General Assembly where he served for eight years.
Paul published Don't Tread On Me: The Constitution and State Sovereignty, in 2010 and currently writes on current issues in his Field Notes column at paulcurtman.com.
In 2012, Paul founded the Defense of Liberty, an annual dinner event, to host conservative leaders and influencers within the conservative movement as a means of providing education and outreach opportunities for conservative activists.
Paul is a Fellow at the national Club for Growth and is also an author and frequent conference speaker.
Missouri State Senator & Co-host : DEFENSE OF LIBERTY
Eigel was sworn into office on Jan 4, 2017, to serve the residents of Missouri‘s 23rd Senatorial District in St. Charles County.
Bill is a United States Air Force military veteran of eight years and has owned a small business in St. Charles County for more than 10 years.
Bill, who held the rank of Captain while serving in the Air Force, completed assignments in Louisiana, Arizona, and most recently at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. He is a decorated veteran for service overseas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, as he was awarded commendations for his Senator William C. (Bill) Eigel service in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
After leaving the service in 2006, Bill purchased St. Louis Skylights, a small residential and commercial remodeling company. Despite the challenges of the economic recession in 2008 and 2009, St. Louis Skylights was renamed to National Skylight Solutions in 2010 as it grew to service all areas of the United States. With permanent locations in Missouri and Illinois, and serving customers in all 50 states, National Skylight Solutions (and affiliates) is one of the fastest growing skylight installation companies in the country. In 2016, Bill and Amanda sold National Skylight Solutions as Bill was sworn in to represent the 23rd State Senatorial District in eastern St Charles County.
Bill has been recognized by Americans for Tax Reform, The American Conservative Union, the National Club for Growth, and the Heritage Foundation for his work advancing conservative issues and legislation. In 2018, he sponsored and passed House Bill 2540, which stands today as the largest single year tax cut ever passed by the Missouri General Assembly. His lifetime vote record score from the American Conservative Union (ACU) is 94%, and he has been recognized by the ACU as a Conservative Champion 3 times in his first four years in office. Also according to the ACU, he is currently the second highest scoring conservative lawmaker in the Missouri Senate today.
Bill is a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, the National Rifle Association, and is a volunteer for the Missouri Veteran’s Retirement Home in North St. Louis County. He lives in Weldon Spring with his wife, Amanda, and their two children. They are all members of St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish in Cottleville, Missouri.