Mr. Cardenas is an Associate of BlackRock's Global Credit Platform. He is an investment professional focused on the direct lending and special situations credit strategies.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Cardenas was a Credit Associate at JPMorgan Chase on the Middle Market Commercial Banking team. In his prior role, Mr. Cardenas was involved in structuring and underwriting transactions across a variety of industries. Prior to that, Mr. Cardenas was a Credit Analyst at JPMorgan Chase.
Mr. Cardenas received a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.