JIM KERRBLOUNT EDWARDS | Director of Originations, N2Ventures

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lount Edwards is the Director of Originations at N2Ventures and has more than twenty years of public and private alternative investment experience, including private equity and venture capital. Prior to joining N2Ventures, Blount held leadership roles at firms including Albemarle Capital, CIBC World Markets, Citicorp Securities and Alex. Brown & Sons.

Over his career in the financial markets, Blount has worked at firms specializing in private equity, venture capital and hedge fund marketing, asset and investment management, investment banking and securities brokerage. He’s worked in capacities including capital raising, institutional sales & trading, asset management, investment management and mergers, acquisitions & dispositions.

Blount has played leadership roles in startup and entrepreneurial businesses as well as in multinational corporations. He has initiated, developed and managed businesses in the financial services and private equity sectors, and he has developed institutional sales efforts at large financial services businesses.

Blount earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School and a BA from the University of Virginia. Blount lives in Connecticut and enjoys boating, fishing, golf and international travel with his wife and two children.