Paul has over 20 years of experience in mezzanine, private equity and investment banking. Prior to joining NorthCoast, Paul was a Managing Director for Spell Capital’s (NorthCoast’s predecessor firm) private equity businesses. Before coming to Spell Capital, Paul was the President of Medallion Capital, the mezzanine finance arm of Medallion Financial Corp where his responsibilities included managing all aspects of the P & L and a portfolio of over 25 mezzanine investments. Before that Mr. Meyering was Vice President of Corporate Finance for Dougherty Summit Securities where he developed and implemented financing strategies and coordinated mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and capital raising transactions. He also has experience in venture capital, asset based lending and asset securitization. Mr. Meyering holds an undergraduate degree in finance and economics from Northwest Missouri State University and an MBA in finance from the University of Minnesota.