Jennifer Paul is the Founder and Managing Director at Minerva Investment Partners, LLC a private investment firm founded in 2018, which seeks to make investments in privately-held companies through the U.S. She is responsible for sourcing, structuring, closing and monitoring its investments post-close.
Prior to founding Minerva, Ms. Paul served as Vice President at Third Lake Capital, LLC, a single-family office. Her main responsibilities surrounded executing the firm’s private equity strategy including sourcing, structuring, due diligence and ongoing portfolio management, and as a member of the investment committee, she was also involved in areas within the firm including alternative investments, private fund investments and direct real estate investment strategy. She served as the Vice Chairman and Operating Partner of WingHouse Bar & Grill from 2016 until the business was exited in October 2019.
Prior to joining Third Lake in 2013, she was an Associate with Hyde Park Capital Advisors, LLC, a middle-market investment bank, supporting its mergers and acquisitions, private capital raising, fairness opinions and corporate finance efforts.
She attended The University of Tampa and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Accounting. Ms. Paul is well-qualified to serve as a Director due to her extensive experience within private equity as well as management.