Our Advisor Biography
Jason A. Mehring
Jason Mehring is a Managing Director at BlackRock and the Chairman of BlackRock's US Private Capital Group's ("USPC") investment committee.
Prior to his role as Chairman of the USPC investment committee, Mr. Mehring was Vice Chairman. Jason focuses on the team's origination, underwriting and monitoring of middle market private investments, including those made on behalf of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation ("BCIC"), a US Business Development Company. BCIC offers middle-market companies flexible financing solutions to meet their current and future capital needs.
Jason has over 24 years' experience in middle market investing including his 13 years' experience with the USPC team, joining as a Managing Director at BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation's former advisor in 2005. Mr. Mehring previously spent more than ten years at Banc of America Capital Investors (BACI), an affiliate of Bank of America, Inc., in Chicago, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, becoming a Principal of the firm in 2000. At BACI, Mr. Mehring focused on mezzanine and private equity investing in middle market companies. Prior to joining BACI in 1994, he worked at Firstar Bank, a predecessor to U.S. Bank.
Mr. Mehring received a B.B.A., summa cum laude, in Finance and Economics from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Mehring's corporate board memberships have included Tandus Group, Inc., Havco Wood Products, LLC, Electrical Components International, Inc., and Gordon Brothers Finance Company, where he is currently Chairman.