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José Blanco

José Blanco

Title: Managing Partner

Company: CVF Capitol Partners, Inc.

Location: Davis, CA

Educational Background:

PhD, Economics, Utah State University
MS, University of Utah
MBA, Claremont Graduate University
BA, Saint Michael’s College

Huntsman School Interactions:

Huntsman Venture Forum - March 23, 2018


José Blanco is a Managing Partner at CVF Capital Partners and brings over 30 years of investment experience to the firm. Since the inception of the firm, Mr. Blanco has led investments in logistics, healthcare, business services, food & beverage, recycling, and telecommunications companies. Before co-founding the firm in 2005, Mr. Blanco served as a Regional Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at AIG Investment Corporation (AIG), where he supervised direct investments in a variety of industries including manufacturing, logistics, distribution, business services, and financial services. 

Following his tenure at AIG, he served as the CFO for a NASDAQ listed company. This experience allows Mr. Blanco to combine his tenure as an investment officer with his operating experience as a CFO to assist companies to execute on their business plans and build value for all stakeholders.

Dedicated to promoting increased trade and investment between the U.S. and México, Mr. Blanco is currently the President of the Business Advisory Board for ProMéxico, part of México’s Secretariat of Economy.

Mr. Blanco earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Utah State University, an M.S. from the University of Utah, an M.B.A. from Claremont Graduate University, and a B.A. from Saint Michael’s College.