- Online Zoom Conference



Online Zoom Conference

837652c8eba04bac71d13ea483eb3614dd7efc38 large
Lynn Baranski
Global Head of Investments for BlackRock Private Equity Partners at Blackrock

Lynn Baranski, Managing Director, is the Global Head of Investments for BlackRock Private Equity Partners (PEP) within BlackRock Alternative Investors. She is a member of PEP's Management Committee, Investment Committee, Valuation Committee and Investment Operating Committee.

Ms. Baranski's service with the firm dates back to 1997, including her years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Before joining PEP in 2001, she worked for four years as a high yield portfolio manager and research analyst in the fixed income division. She joined MLIM from Bank of America Securities, Inc. (formerly NationsBank), where she was a member of the Financial Sponsor Advisory group. In this position, she advised clients on optimal capital structures for leveraged-buyouts and reviewed several private equity fund commitments on behalf of the bank.

Ms. Baranski currently serves on the advisory boards of certain funds managed by Black Diamond, Tailwind Capital Partners, 1315 Capital and Z Capital Partners. Additionally, she is on the Board of Directors of Juweel Holdings, Travel Leaders Group and Guardian Alarm and is an observer to the Board of Directors of TowerCo 2013 and Canbriam Energy Inc. She previously served on the Board of Directors of Evenflo and was an observer to the Board of Directors of TowerCo II.

Ms. Baranski earned a BA degree in history and art history from Wake Forest University and an MBA degree in finance from Vanderbilt University.

78bd3626f0da3f8c2ee543bc50613e97d44890c3 large
Adele C. Oliva
Founding Partner at 1315 Capital

Adele Oliva has been a healthcare investor for over 20 years and focuses on commercial stage medical technology, healthcare service, and specialty therapeutic investments. Adele co-founded 1315 Capital in 2014 to establish a firm focused on healthcare growth investing and the firm has since raised two funds and has over $500 million under management. She was recruited to Quaker Partners in 2007 to expand their growth stage investing practice. Prior to Quaker, Adele was Co-Head of US Healthcare at Apax Partners, where she started in 1997.

Forbes recognized Adele on its Midas List of top 100 technology investors worldwide and top 10 life science investors. Prior to entering private equity as a Kauffman Fellow, Adele held roles at CoreStates and Baxter Healthcare. Adele received a BSc from St. Joseph’s University and an MBA from Cornell University, where she was awarded the Albert Fried Fellowship.

Adele has served on the board of Ascent Healthcare Solutions (acquired by Stryker), EKR Therapeutics (acquired by Cornerstone Therapeutics), ESP Pharma (acquired by Protein Design Labs), Esprit Pharma (acquired by Allergan), Genoptix (acquired by NeoGenomics), Precision Dermatology (acquired by Valeant), Prometheus Labs (acquired by Nestle), and SkinMedica (acquired by Allergan). She currently serves on the boards of Colorescience, Greenbrook TMS, Innovative Health, Onkos Surgical, and TELA Bio.


This event is part of YJP's Mentorship Session series.

Please join us for a conversation with Lynn Baranski, Global Head of Investments for BlackRock Private Equity Partners.

About BlackRock PEP:

BlackRock Private Equity Partners (“PEP”) is a provider of private market investment solutions. It offers its clients exposure to private equity through direct, primary, secondary, and co-investment strategies. It invests globally across industries, company life cycles, and private equity disciplines.

Blackrock Private Equity Partners employs a dedicated global team of professionals and has offices worldwide, including North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Its team manages fund of funds and customized separate accounts.

May 20th | 5:30 PM-6:15PM

For questions about the event or membership please reach out to:

This event is complimentary for:
Virtual Members
Professional level members in the finance division.
Young Leadership members and above levels.

Partial Guest List

Db81772ac3a208afbecf61234aa3bcb407b0382a thumb
F9893a7cdd1513b6717e7e1c62f3d6d4ae392911 thumb
Fed5d32aa9063ac89d7492c8e5147f2d023770c8 thumb
7b22e1d117b547e37457358c44e298cef884978e thumb
Users photos missing
Users photos missing
6fab0a622e94b5c07eb0ab1d6a677707c87926c4 thumb
5a460258dc65964ca6e1cbd9d4933580315621f9 thumb
25a8d286e670c1341efc53abd09d07c76c3b3d4f thumb
Ea1e930f18be9401ed5a92170f7fe8b53d842f85 thumb
177a120007acdd6aa0625cba1b63cfc516ce1c2d thumb
7743215d73a7cfd73afbfa5f8704cd76f39cfddb thumb
564bda5c71e6dcea1184644dd424ec711651333d thumb
16c586b42d151df305c166a245581000f2688c50 thumb
6af0fae8f83373f05a9f3f055a8d3aec7680d7c5 thumb
818442624d8577a0b3f38e1bd87240feae872595 thumb
38003adeb6ea22a30a839c3ce2cc5214747d6770 thumb
1a2e69aef7ca9206e94cfdb071ce62c40911f46f thumb
Users photos missing
Users photos missing
Fa93fdd91d0ced044d6c9b339eea4a6d7016abdf thumb
2d16a8a5945159033ca55d2157ed13712506678d thumb
Dc91ff123e49e27c0d0398e0054f0fa23b4cf81c thumb
285772caee326d13c46ee890ae33af8ffd95fde4 thumb
215d422cbb2d09ac57baac439afc5459fb8c6ad4 thumb
1ba143ffd2feb00d7cda93886fc9a6301fa8018d thumb
7646dc49370d7814ea7ca558c6039d0962f795a7 thumb
771fe38362de013bc6c5f74c71ea991652443d41 thumb
626b8327ff299a169d9d9a6efae04be7220be4d4 thumb
Users photos missing
0d72f9c6f12b8430ac2318bcfa32d3a4d7772fc0 thumb
B5a9d810d3b36334f69be2c88c2cc6e9a249c069 thumb
Users photos missing
D089d087129b919ec78e1d7a44d2da848d4b1532 thumb
30ddb6fd6c68b4fa53d2ccffe4e978928a8ea2de thumb
2151a9866cfe740bca00be64d38d19c209cacc33 thumb
Bb7cd50de27d4c17830610e84d4684fc23b45d75 thumb
7be795296fe373fc678dfd09e52bbaafa20a95a9 thumb
Ecee031262336c605b7d205fa54a2dcbed202a3b thumb
5b17db9825aca1c2dc9defb0ba3c58b9791d4e39 thumb
10659c845c091072af4e334dd641c107ae90e978 thumb
6640b6e44b4e362908ea06fd91d31910ea038fd2 thumb
Users photos missing
Event Over
This event has concluded.