Managing Director, Head of Leveraged Finance Portfolio Team
James E. Keenan, CFA, Managing Director, is a portfolio manager in the Corporate Credit Group within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income. He is head of Leveraged Finance Portfolios and Investments overseeing global high yield, leveraged loans, and distressed products. Mr. Keenan is also a member of the BlackRock Kelso Investment Committee.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2004, Mr. Keenan was a senior high yield trader at Columbia Management Group. Mr. Keenan began his investment career at UBS Global Asset Management where he held roles as a trader and research analyst from 1998 through 2003.
Mr. Keenan earned a BBA degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame in 1998.