The principals of Spell Capital Partners are widely regarded as accomplished, experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds, successful investment track records and solid business networks. Spell professionals have extensive contacts and industry relationships

enabling them to identify promising opportunities. They also have the knowledge and skills to analyze performance, assess the strength of management teams, obtain the necessary financing and consummate transactions.

David Shapiro
 Managing Director

David has over 25 years of experience in mezzanine, leveraged lending and corporate banking.  Prior to joining Spell Capital in October 2018, David was a Managing Director at Marquette Capital Partners from 2005 to 2018 where his responsibilities included all aspects of mezzanine investing.  From 1993 to 2005 he served as a Vice President in Leveraged Lending at US Bank.  His responsibilities included originating, structuring and managing leveraged loan transactions in private equity owned companies and other corporate loans.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of St. Thomas.