Jonathan Blanco


Managing Partner


Jonathan is a Managing Partner of Five Points Capital and member of the Board of Managers and the Investment Committee. Prior to joining Five Points Capital in 2002, Jonathan worked with Carousel Capital, a North Carolina-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 Chase Securities in their asset-backed securities and syndicated lending groups.

Outside of work, Jonathan spends time with his wife and three children boating, fishing, hunting, and skiing. Jonathan and his wife are active in the community, volunteering and serving in leadership positions with several local not for profit organizations. Jonathan currently serves as a Trustee of both the Crossnore School & Children’s Home and the Crossnore School Foundation. Jonathan holds or has held volunteer leadership positions with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, RJR High School Boosters Club, YMCA Adventure Guides program, and 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.

Portfolio Company Involvement

Ad.net, Adar, ATRO Engineered Systems, Bevolution, Gen4 Dental Partners, Glo Skin Beauty, JSI, Screen Engine, SignatureMD, SQAD, Vektek