Our Advisor Biography

Rob DiPaolo

Managing Director

Mr. DiPaolo is a member of Blackrock's Global Credit Platform.  He is a Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst focused on middle market performing loans and special situations largely in the US. Mr. DiPaolo heads industry coverage for building products, transportation, industrial services, agriculture and engineering and construction. He has been at BlackRock and its predecessor, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, since 1999.   Prior to his current role, Mr. DiPaolo was the firm's Chief Financial Officer and was responsible for building Tennenbaum's financial reporting, processes and controls and operating infrastructure.

Preceding Tennenbaum, Mr. DiPaolo was Vice President at Trust Company of the West, spent seven years at Arthur Andersen as a Business Advisory and Consulting Manager and began his career in 1989, spending five years at May Department Stores as a profit improvement specialist and control division accountant.

Mr. DiPaolo earned a B.S. from the University of California, Riverside and is a CPA in the State of California.