Mayor, Servant Leader, Family Man.


Get to know Paul.

Paul Ten Haken is an entrepreneur, dad, husband, and the mayor of the greatest city in the world. He and family have been residents for the past 20 years and are more passionate than ever about the future of the city.

Favorite PREMIER Center Show: Twenty-One Pilots.

Favorite Sioux Falls Pastime: Hitting the Sioux Falls bike trails.

Go-to Sioux Falls Restaurant: Any place with chips and salsa.

Family Favorites: Swimming, golfing, exploring Falls Park.

Sioux Falls Hidden Gem: Summer trail running at Great Bear Recreation Park.






Business Owner

Before being elected Mayor of Sioux Falls, SD in May of 2018, Paul served as the Founder and CEO of Click Rain, a 35-employee marketing technology agency. Under his leadership, the company received numerous awards for their tremendous growth and innovative culture. Prior to founding Click Rain, Paul worked in the marketing field in both healthcare and financial services.

Family Man

Most important to Paul has been raising his three children — Jade, 13; Max, 10; and Nora, 6.

As a father and husband of 20 years to Jill, Paul brings a unique perspective on what issues are most important to growing young families in Sioux Falls.

Free Time?

Paul enjoys competing in IRONMAN and obstacle course races around the country and is passionate about health, wellness, and promoting active lifestyles. 

Paul also travels to Haiti annually to work with organizations serving the people of Haiti.


History of Leadership.

Paul’s community involvement over the years has been extensive, serving in board and volunteer positions for numerous non-profit organizations and for-profit entities.

Paul is also passionate about international poverty issues and travels overseas annually to serve in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and other locations.


Zeal Center For Entrepreneurship
Board Member, Chair

Sioux Falls CVB Advisory Council
Board Member

Downtown Sioux Falls
Board Member, Volunteer


The Community Outreach
Genesis Program Mentor


Junior Achievement of South Dakota
Board Member, Volunteer

Kingdom Capital Fund
Board Member

Shalom Christian Reformed Church
Active Member

Forward Sioux Falls

Downtown Sioux Falls Rotary
Active Member


Dispatch Project
Founder/Board Chair

South Dakota Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Board Member

Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce Appeals Campaign