Paul understands how hard it is to grow a business successfully, so he is very motivated to ensure that he gets successful outcomes for his clients, who have spent many years working hard to build great companies., having worked at Robertson Stephens, Morgan Stanley, Piper Jaffray, Lehman Brothers, Perella Weinberg, and Moelis & Company. Paul Inouye is the father of two children, Miles and Sutton. Western Hills Partners is named after the foothills of the mountain range that run along the Peninsula in the Bay Area. Inouye's home office looks directly at these beautiful hills overshadowing Silicon Valley, and he often rides or hikes up these hills in his spare time. The idea for the firm comes from Inouye's early roots in banking at Robertson Stephens, where he worked with the early entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley. While he also spent time as a senior banker at bulge bracket firms working with the most prominent tech players in the Valley, his true professional passion has always been in advising vibrant tech founders and entrepreneurs to build their businesses.