Paul Zygielbaum - PortraitPaul Zygielbaum, ADAO State Leadership Team – Western Region Co-Director, is a retired executive and entrepreneur, whose career spans the aerospace, electric utility, electronic communications and medical device industries. Paul holds master’s degrees in engineering and applied science from the California Institute of Technology and in business administration from Golden Gate University. Paul has published technical papers, articles and reviews in the fields of aerospace research, energy technology, and medicine. He has served in many community and professional volunteer capacities. Since his 2004 diagnosis with malignant peritoneal mesothelioma, Paul and his wife, Michelle, have become activists in grass-roots campaigns to ban asbestos, to protect the rights of asbestos-related disease victims and their families, and to improve medical treatment and seek cures. Paul and Michelle have three grown children and six grandchildren.

ADAO Share Your Story: “Dust into Gold: Banning Asbestos Is Good Business” – Paul’s Story


Region 3: Western Region

Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho,

New Mexico, Montana, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington.