John-Paul Smolenski

President and CEO

John-Paul Smolenski founded MMP Capital in 2013 and serves as President and CEO. Over the past eight years, he has been the driving force behind MMP Capital’s significant growth, establishing MMP Capital as a leader in equipment financing, leasing, and unsecured capital financing. Beyond its streamlined approach to financing, MMP Capital is recognized for its quality service, highly competitive rates, and loans that are often approved within hours.

Prior to founding MMP Capital, John-Paul built his career in the financing of medical equipment, spending seven years with two companies learning the industry and fostering strong customer, vendor, and banking relationships. With MMP Capital, he used those strengths and relationships to develop better solutions to meeting the financing needs of business owners and medical professionals in a variety of industries and practice areas. 

A key component of John-Paul’s leadership is his personalized approach and attention to detail.  Under his guidance, MMP Capital representatives respond to all inquiries – email, phone, or text — within 5-10 minutes and will track a customer’s performance through custom analytics to offer expert advice and an overall better experience.

In addition to his professional achievements, John-Paul is actively involved in his community helping those who need it most. His education-based scholarship program – MMP Tots – provides scholarships to private K-8th grade schools. On his native Long Island, John-Paul is a member of the Brookville Country Club and an active member of the Maria Regina parish.  

John-Paul attended Purdue University, where he was nominated and served as captain of the Men’s Track and Field Team in 2004-2005. At Purdue University, he also distinguished himself as a Big Ten conference champion in 2005 and an NCAA All American in 2005. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and went on to receive a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. 

Among his professional affiliations, John-Paul is a member of the Aesthetic Industry Association and serves on the group’s Advisory Board as a commitment to the long-term health and sustainability of the medical aesthetic industry.