Paul Lisiak
Managing Partner & FounderMetropolitan Equity Partners
Paul Lisiak is the Managing Partner and Founder of Metropolitan Equity Partners. He oversees all of the Firm’s investment activities, operations, fundraising, investor relations, and strategic growth initiatives. In 1996, Paul began his career at Lazard Asset Management as a member of the Global High Yield team that was a regular high performer amongst Lipper-rated managers. He then served as the Managing Director of Metropolitan Venture Partners. At MetVP, Paul was responsible for deal origination and execution across the firm’s offices in New York and London while investing two funds anchored by the Man Group PLC. He occupied Board seats for multiple investments made by MetVP, and acted as an interim C-level operating executive to build infrastructure and operational discipline for three portfolio companies. Following that, Paul led strategy and built the financial sponsor group at Ledgemont Capital Group.

Paul Lisiak graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and was an English Speaking Union Fellow. He is currently a board member of Paybox Corp (PBOX), New Credit America, Next Level Finance Partners, and a board observer at BizFi.