Paul Zaffaroni

Managing Director & Co-Head of Consumer Investment Banking



Paul Zaffaroni is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Consumer Investment Banking at Roth Capital Partners. Prior to joining Roth Capital Partners in 2007, Mr. Zaffaroni worked as an investment banker for CIBC World Markets in their Consumer Group in Los Angeles, Merrill Lynch in their M&A Group in New York and Piper Jaffray. Mr. Zaffaroni was also the co-founder of Triene Inc., a financial software and information enterprise funded by Goldman Sachs and Reuters. Mr. Zaffaroni received the 2014 National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award and is also a member of the Executive Board of Directors of the California Fashion Association.

Mr. Zaffaroni holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Finance and Accounting and graduated with Distinction from the University of Kansas with a BS in Business Administration and Economics. While at the University of Kansas Mr. Zaffaroni was selected to the Academic All-Big 8 Football Team and received the Ray Evans/Arthur Weaver Award for the Senior with the Best Academic Performance.


Joined Roth

March 2007

Sector Focus

Business Services


University of Chicago Booth School of Business (MBA), University of Kansas (BS)


CIBC World Markets, Merrill Lynch, Piper Jaffray, Triene (Funded by Goldman Sachs and Reuters)