Paul Lidy

Director of Communications

Meet Paul

Paul Lidy

Paul joined the Northeast Community Fund staff in a part-time role in April 2023 as Director of Development & Fundraising. Paul is originally from Newton, IL and attended Millikin University for his undergraduate studies in Communication & Psychology and obtained his Masters Degree from Western Illinois University in College Student Personnel. Paul has worked the past 22 years in higher education in a variety of roles most recently serving as Dean of Campus Life at Millikin University and now in the role as Senior Director of Alumni Engagement. Paul loves helping people and getting them access to resources so Northeast has been a great fit for him and his talents. Paul is active in the community through Rotary, Maroa-Forsyth School Board, and Maroa-Forsyth Band Boosters. He and his wife and 3 children reside in Forsyth, IL.