Ronald E. Blaylock is the founder and managing partner of GenNx360, a private equity firm that focuses its investments in industrial and business service companies in the U.S. middle market. Prior to launching GenNx360 Capital Partners, Ronald founded and managed Blaylock & Company, one of the top investment banking firms in the country. The firm underwrote and advised on over $150 billion in transactions in 2005 alone. Blaylock & Co. participated in transactions for a diverse, blue-chip roster of clients that included AT&T, Boeing, CIT, GE, Google, Time Warner, UPS, and Verizon, among other Fortune 500 companies. Ronald serves on the boards of numerous corporate and non-profit organizations including W.R. Berkley, Inc.; Radio One, Inc.; CarMax, Carnegie Hall; and the New York University Board of Trustees. In 1999, Blaylock was voted Capital Raiser of the Year by Corporate Finance Magazine. More recently, in 2005 he was named one of the Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street by Black Enterprise Magazine and was also named Man of the Year, by the Covenant House for his charity work with that organization. Ronald earned his M.B.A. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his B.S. in finance from Georgetown University. Prior to founding the investment banking firm in 1993, he held executive management positions with UBS and CitiGroup.