Jonathan B. Blanco
Jonathan is a Partner of Five Points Capital and member of the Investment Committee. Jonathan is responsible for investment sourcing, execution, and portfolio management. Prior to joining Five Points Capital in 2002, Jonathan worked with Carousel Capital, a NC based private equity firm, where he invested equity capital and worked closely with the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to Carousel Capital, he worked for Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co. (BHC), an investment-banking firm specializing in middle-market mergers and acquisitions. Before BHC, Jonathan worked in New York for JP Morgan Chase Securities in their asset-backed securities and syndicated lending groups. Outside of work, Jonathan serves as a Trustee of the Crossnore School & Children’s Home and as a Board Member of the Crossnore School Foundation. Jonathan held previous volunteer leadership positions with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the YMCA Adventure Guides program, and the Bethesda Center for the Homeless.
Jonathan received his MBA from The University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business, where he received the William Michael Shermet Award and the Faculty Award for Academic Excellence, and a BA in Economics with Minor Degree in Business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.