Kennie Blanco joined Latinos in Finance in 2010. Kennie is a Portfolio Manager at BlackRock in San Francisco, CA. Kennie became president of LIF in December of 2013. Aside from his all-encompassing presidential duties Kennie is the events committee co-chair. Kennie's leadership is helping turn LIF from an informal network of Latino financiers to a well-oiled not for profit organization making an impact on the community. Kennie has a BBA in Finance and BA in Economics from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas. He is originally from Houston, spent a handful of years in New York City, before coming to San Francisco.