John D. Dionne
Mr. Dionne is a Director of and Senior Advisor to Privacore Capital. He is currently a Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and serves on the Board of Directors of Cengage Learning and Clear Channel Outdoors. Mr. Dionne is also a Senior Advisor to Baypine Capital.
Mr. Dionne is a recently retired Senior Managing Director and Senior Advisor to Blackstone. He was most recently Global Head of the Private Equity Business Development and Investor Relations Groups. He served as a member of its Global Private Equity Investment and Valuation committees and GSO (credit) investment committee. Mr. Dionne joined Blackstone in 2004 as the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of the Blackstone Distressed Securities Fund.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Dionne was a Partner and Portfolio Manager for Bennett Restructuring Funds. Prior to that, he was a Partner at Saugatuck Capital. Mr. Dionne began his career at Price Waterhouse as a public accountant.
Mr. Dionne graduated with a BS (Honors) from the University of Scranton and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a CFA charterholder and a CPA (inactive).