BB&T Capital Partners Boosts Five

BB&T Capital Partners, the North Carolina-based investment firm, promoted three of its team members to principal, one to senior associate and another to the role of controller. Jonathan Blanco, Whit Edwards and Scott Snow were all named principals, according to a statement from the firm released Monday. Additionally, Brad Burton has been promoted to the role of senior associate and Jennifer Lemons has taken the role of controller.

PRESS RELEASE:

BB&T Capital Partners is pleased to announce the promotion of Jonathan Blanco, Whit Edwards and Scott Snow to Principal. In addition, Brad Burton has been promoted to Senior Associate and Jennifer Lemons to Controller.

Jonathan Blanco joined BB&T Capital Partners in 2002, having previously worked in private equity for Carousel Capital and in investment banking with Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co. Whit Edwards, who joined BB&T Capital Partners in 2006, also started his career as an investment banker with Bowles Hollowell and went on to positions in corporate development for FairPoint Communications and in operations and marketing management for the Gilbarco Veeder-Root division of Danaher Corp.

Scott Snow joined BB&T Capital Partners in 2005 from Wachovia Securities, where he was an investment banker specializing in media and telecom after having worked for GE Capital and GE Plastics in various corporate finance and business development capacities. As Principals, Blanco, Edwards and Snow are each responsible for transaction origination, due diligence, negotiations, financing and portfolio company oversight.

Brad Burton joined BB&T Capital Partners in 2008 and is responsible for transaction origination, due diligence and portfolio monitoring and analysis. Previously, Burton worked in investment banking with McColl Partners.

Jennifer Lemons joined BB&T Capital Partners in 2006 and previously served as Manager of Finance and Administration.

BB&T Capital Partners proudly acknowledges their individual contributions to the success of our organization.