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Our Team



Our investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors LLC, a registered investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and a wholly owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. Our administrator is BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. Services necessary for our business are provided by individuals who are employees of our investment advisor or administrator.


We have an experienced group of financial professionals with extensive knowledge in commercial lending, investment banking, accounting, corporate law and private debt and equity investing.  Our investment team is responsible for sourcing potential investments, conducting research on prospective investments, analyzing investment opportunities, structuring transactions and monitoring portfolio companies on an ongoing basis.

Michael J. Zugay
Chief Executive Officermichael.zugay@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoMichael J. Zugay
Chief Executive Officermichael.zugay@blackrock.com

michael.zugay@blackrock.com


Michael J. Zugay, Managing Director, is the CEO of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (“BCIC”) and the Chairman of BlackRock’s US Private Capital Group’s (“USPC”) investment committee. Prior to becoming CEO of BCIC, Mr. Zugay was Head of Investments for USPC and the Vice Chairman of its investment committee, leading the team’s underwriting and monitoring of its middle market private investments, including investments on behalf of BCIC. BCIC offers middle-market companies flexible... 

Donna Milia
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Biography PhotoDonna Milia
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Donna.milia@blackrock.com


Ms. Milia is Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (“BCIC”). She has worked with BCIC since its inception in 2005. In connection with the acquisition of certain assets of BlackRock Kelso Capital Advisors LLC, BCIC’s former investment advisor (the “Former Advisor”), by BlackRock Advisors, LLC, BCIC’s current investment advisor (the “Advisor”), in March 2015 (the “Transaction”), Ms. Milia became a Managing Director at the Advisor. Prior to the Transac... 
Laurence D. Paredes
General Counsel and Corporate Secretarylaurence.paredes@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoLaurence D. Paredes
General Counsel and Corporate Secretarylaurence.paredes@blackrock.com

laurence.paredes@blackrock.com


Mr. Paredes is a Managing Director at BlackRock and General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation. Prior to joining BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s former advisor in 2008, Mr. Paredes served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Porter Novelli, Inc., an Omnicom Group Inc. agency and a global public relations firm with 17 North American offices and a network of nearly 100 international offices.
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Aaron Kless
Managing Directoraaron.kless@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoAaron Kless
Managing Directoraaron.kless@blackrock.com

aaron.kless@blackrock.com


Mr. Kless is aManaging Director at BlackRock where he is responsible for originating, structuring and managing new middle market investments for the US Private Capital Group.  Before coming to Blackrock in 2011, Mr. Kless was a Principal at Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity, the private equity arm of Merrill Lynch & Co., which he joined in 2007.  Prior to that, Mr. Kless was with the mergers & acquisitions group within Merrill Lynch's investment banking division.  Mr.... 

Jason A. Mehring
Managing Directorjason.mehring@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoJason A. Mehring
Managing Directorjason.mehring@blackrock.com

jason.mehring@blackrock.com


Mr. Mehring is a Managing Director at BlackRock and the Vice Chairman of BlackRock’s US Private Capital Group’s (“USPC”) investment committee. Prior to joining BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s former advisor as a Managing Director in 2005, Mr. Mehring 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. ... 
R. Marshall  Merriman
Managing Directormarshall.merriman@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoR. Marshall  Merriman
Managing Directormarshall.merriman@blackrock.com

marshall.merriman@blackrock.com


Mr. Merriman is a Managing Director at BlackRock. Prior to joining BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s former advisor in 2005, Mr. Merriman was a Managing Director with Harris Williams & Company, an investment bank providing mergers and acquisitions and financial advice to middle market companies in the United States and Western Europe. During the last two years of his tenure at Harris Williams, Mr. Merriman headed the firm’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring Group, which advises health... 
Stephen N. Sachman
Managing Directorstephen.sachman@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoStephen N. Sachman
Managing Directorstephen.sachman@blackrock.com

stephen.sachman@blackrock.com


Mr. Sachman is a Managing Director at BlackRock. Mr. Sachman is responsible for originating, structuring and negotiating new middle market private debt investments. Prior to joining BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s former advisor in 2006, Mr. Sachman was a Managing Director in investment banking at Deutsche Bank Securities where he managed the building products and housing sector team within the Industrials Group. His responsibilities included the origination and execution of public an... 
Nik Singhal
Managing Directornik.singhal@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoNik Singhal
Managing Directornik.singhal@blackrock.com


Nik Singhal, CFA, is a Managing Director at BlackRock where he is responsible for Investor Relations for BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation, as well business strategy and implementation for the US Private Capital group within BlackRock.  Prior to this role, Mr. Singhal served as a Managing Director in the Financial Markets Advisory Group within BlackRock Solutions, where he provided portfolio management and advisory services to clients with a focus on corporate debt, shipping loa... 

Scott J. Booth
Director scott.booth@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoScott J. Booth
Director scott.booth@blackrock.com

scott.booth@blackrock.com


Mr. Booth is a Director at BlackRock. Mr. Booth joined BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s former advisor in 2006 and is responsible for evaluating and originating new deal opportunities, with a focus on transactions within the health care sector, as well as monitoring current portfolio companies.

Previously, Mr. Booth was a Principal at Park Avenue Equity Partners, a middle market private equity fund. During his four years at Park Avenue Equity Partners, his responsibilities ... 
Olivera R. Radakovic
Director olivera.radakovic@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoOlivera R. Radakovic
Director olivera.radakovic@blackrock.com


Olivera Radakovic is a Director at BlackRock where she is responsible for Business Management of the US Private Capital team, focusing on business and operational priorities, administration of the business and management of financials.  
 
Before coming to BlackRock in 2011, Ms. Radakovic was a Principal at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, working in the Credit Strategy group.  During her six years at BAML, Olivera spent two years as a research analyst focusing on high grade an... 
Joseph Carvalho
Vice President
Joseph Carvalho
Vice President


Mr. Carvalho is a Vice President at BlackRock. Before joining BlackRock in 2016, Mr. Carvalho was an investment professional at Crescent Capital Group, where he focused on mezzanine debt and equity financings. Prior thereto, Mr. Carvalho was a member of the investment banking departments at Wells Fargo and Wachovia Securities.

Mr. Carvalho received his M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, from The University of ... 

Suzanne H. Cutler
Vice Presidentsuzanne.cutler@blackrock.com
Biography PhotoSuzanne H. Cutler
Vice Presidentsuzanne.cutler@blackrock.com

suzanne.cutler@blackrock.com


Ms. Cutler is a Vice President at BlackRock. Prior to joining BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s former advisor, Ms. Cutler was a Senior Associate at Fifth Street Capital. Formerly, Ms. Cutler was an Associate at private equity fund Chartwell Investments. Ms. Cutler began her career at Credit Suisse in the Retail and Consumer Investment Banking Group.

Ms. Cutler received her M.B.A. in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in Finance, magna cum laude,... 
Nicholas P. Holderness
Associatenicholas.holderness@blackrock.com
Nicholas P. Holderness
Associatenicholas.holderness@blackrock.com

nicholas.holderness@blackrock.com


Mr. Holderness is an Associate at BlackRock. Prior to joining BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation, Mr. Holderness was an Associate at Teneo Capital where he advised corporate clients on structured debt and equity private placements in various industries across the middle market. Prior to that, Mr. Holderness was an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group at Citigroup Global Markets.

Mr. Holderness received a B.S. in Finance from Fordham University.

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Charlie Guyton
Associatecharlie.guyton@blackrock.com
Charlie Guyton
Associatecharlie.guyton@blackrock.com

charlie.guyton@blackrock.com


Mr. Guyton is an Associate for BlackRock’s US Private Capital team.  Before joining the US Private Capital team, Mr. Guyton worked for H.I.G. WhiteHorse where he was responsible for investing in syndicated leveraged loans across a variety of industries and transactions.  Prior to that, Mr. Guyton was an investment banking analyst in the Leverage Finance group at HSBC.

Mr. Guyton received a BBA in Finance and Strategy & Management Consulting from Emory University’s Goizeuta Busi... 

Kush Kothary
Associatekush.kothary@blackrock.com
Kush Kothary
Associatekush.kothary@blackrock.com

kush.kothary@blackrock.com


Mr. Kothary is an Associate at BlackRock. Prior to joining the US Private Capital team, Mr. Kothary was on the Corporate Development and Strategy team at BlackRock, where he was responsible for identifying and executing growth opportunities including acquisitions, strategic investments, JVs and partnerships / alliances as well as analyzing major strategic, operational and organizational issues within the firm. In this role, Kush was involved in a number of transactions including Credi... 

Andrew D. Norman
Associateandrew.norman@blackrock.com
Andrew D. Norman
Associateandrew.norman@blackrock.com

andrew.norman@blackrock.com


Mr. Norman is an Associate at BlackRock. Prior to joining BlackRock’s US Private Capital team, Mr. Norman was an investment banking analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he structured and originated leveraged loans and high yield bonds to support leveraged buyouts, corporate acquisitions and other leveraging transactions across a variety of industries.

Mr. Norman received a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the Kelley School of Business at In... 
James Vena
Associatejames.vena@blackrock.com
James Vena
Associatejames.vena@blackrock.com

james.vena@blackrock.com


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 equit... 
Claire Y. Lim
AnalystClaire.lim@blackrock.com
Claire Y. Lim
AnalystClaire.lim@blackrock.com

Claire.lim@blackrock.com


Ms. Lim is an Analyst at BlackRock. Prior to joining BlackRock’s US Private Capital team, Ms. Lim was an Analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at Citi, where she structured and originated leveraged loans and high yield bonds to support leveraged buyouts, corporate acquisitions and other leveraging transactions across a variety of industries.

Ms. Lim received a B.S. in Finance and Economics from the Stern School of Business at New York University. ...