Our Advisor Biography
Mr. Vena is an Associate for BlackRock’s US Private Capital team. Before joining the US Private Capital team, Mr. Vena was an Associate at BNP Paribas in the Merchant Banking Group. In his prior role, James was responsible for structuring, underwriting, and arranging senior and subordinated debt packages for leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and mergers of private equity-owned companies across a variety of industries. Additional responsibilities included evaluating and participating in equity investments alongside financial sponsors. Mr. Vena received a B.S. in Finance and Marketing, summa cum laude, from the University of Delaware.