Paul is responsible for the overall management and direction of fund investing, including transaction sourcing, deal execution and the monitoring of portfolio companies. Paul is a member of the Investment Committee, serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Grindmaster Cecilware Corporation and is a member of the board of directors of Emerald Waste Services, EB Brands, FST Technical Services, DRC and Battery Solutions. Paul brings more than 20 years of leveraged finance experience to the origination and management of the Partnership’s investment portfolios.
Prior to joining Alcentra, Paul was President of Kisco Capital Corporation, the growth capital Small Business Investment Company affiliate of the Kohlberg family office. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of IBJS Capital Corporation, the junior capital investment affiliate of IBJ Schroder Bank. Prior to IBJS, Paul was the Assistant Division Head of Southeast Banking for the Bank of New York. Paul has served as President of the Northeast Regional Association of Small Business Investment Companies and on the national board of the National Association of Small Business Investment Companies.
Paul received a B.S. from Fordham University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), an M.B.A. from New York University and a J.D. from Fordham Law School and is a member of the New York State Bar.