Moore (née Pyle), a Webb City native, graduated from Webb City High School and received a B.S. degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing and management from Missouri Southern State University. An employee of St. John's for 20 years, she has spent 18 in public relations with Prestige and two years with its volunteer services.
Paula is married to Mike Moore, owner of Mid-America Media, Inc. They have a daughter Shaley who is a freshman at Webb City High School.