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Background Information

Employment History

Bloomberg L.P.

Chairman of Directors

Real Mex Restaurants , Inc.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Z Capital Partners , L.L.C.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Z Capital Group , L.L.C.

Affiliations

Board Member
Affinity Gaming LLC

Board Member
Modere

Board Member
Carillon Miami Beach

Board Member
MEFIC-Z Capital Special Situations Fund

Founder
Black Diamond

Board Member
Sun World International LLC

Board Member
Bayou Steel Corporation

Board Member
Smarte Carte Inc

Chairman of Directors
MRS FIELDS FAMOUS BRANDS LLC

Member of the Advisory Board
Cedar Bridge

Board Member
Automotive Aftermarket Group , LLC

Managing Director and Senior Member
Fixed Income/Capital Markets Department of Kidder

Chairman of the Investment Committees of Rosalind Franklin University
Lake Forest Country Day School

Board Member
Neways Inc

Chairman of the Investment Committees of Rosalind Franklin University
Medicine and Science

Managing Director and Senior Member
Capital Markets Department of Kidder

Board Member
Rosalind Franklin University

Education

University of Vienna ( Austria ) School of Economics and Business Administration

University of Vienna School of Economics and Business Administration

Xavier University Graduate School of Business

Bachelor of Science degree

economics

Xavier University

Web References (154 Total References)


JAMES J. ZENNI, ...

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JAMES J. ZENNI, JR.

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Mr. Zenni is President and Chief Executive Officer of Z Capital Partners, L.L.C. ("Z Capital"), and is responsible for all portfolio management and business operations. Z Capital is a private equity firm with approximately $1.7 billion dollars of committed capital. Mr. Zenni is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, LLC, RealMex Restaurants, and MSDP Group, LLC, and is a Board member of Affinity Gaming, Neways Holdings, Ltd., and was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Automotive Aftermarket Group, LLC, Bayou Steel Corporation, Smarte Carte Corporation and Sun World International, LLC, all of which were or are portfolio companies.
Prior to founding Z Capital, Mr. Zenni was President and Managing Partner of Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. ("BDCM") which he founded 1995. Mr. Zenni was jointly responsible for all portfolio management and business operations at BDCM.
Prior to founding BDCM, Mr. Zenni was a Managing Director and senior member of the Fixed Income/Capital Markets Department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc., formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Capital Corporation.
Mr. Zenni is a graduate of Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and attended Xavier University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Zenni is also a member of the advisory board of Cedar Bridge Partners, a Cairo, Egypt and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia based private equity firm which focuses its investment strategy in the Middle East.


JAMES J. ZENNI, ...

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JAMES J. ZENNI, JR.

...
Mr. Zenni is President and Chief Executive Officer of Z Capital Partners, L.L.C. ("Z Capital"), and is responsible for all portfolio management and business operations. Z Capital is a private equity firm with approximately $1.7 billion dollars of committed capital. Mr. Zenni is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, LLC, RealMex Restaurants, and MSDP Group, LLC, and is a Board member of Affinity Gaming, Neways Holdings, Ltd., and was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Automotive Aftermarket Group, LLC, Bayou Steel Corporation, Smarte Carte Corporation and Sun World International, LLC, all of which were or are portfolio companies.
Prior to founding Z Capital, Mr. Zenni was President and Managing Partner of Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. ("BDCM") which he founded 1995. Mr. Zenni was jointly responsible for all portfolio management and business operations at BDCM.
Prior to founding BDCM, Mr. Zenni was a Managing Director and senior member of the Fixed Income/Capital Markets Department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc., formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Capital Corporation.
Mr. Zenni is a graduate of Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and attended Xavier University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Zenni is also a member of the advisory board of Cedar Bridge Partners, a Cairo, Egypt and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia based private equity firm which focuses its investment strategy in the Middle East.


Team - Z Capital Credit

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James J. Zenni, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Zenni is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Z Capital and is responsible for all portfolio management and business operations. Over the last 19 years, Mr. Zenni has had substantial success investing in value-oriented private equity, mergers & acquisitions and related strategies.
Mr. Zenni is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, LLC, Real Mex Restaurants, Twin-Star International, and Waldhaus Flims Hotel Management GmbH and is a Board member of Affinity Gaming, Modere, Inc., and Carillon Miami Beach. Mr. Zenni was previously Chairman of the Board of Directors of MSDP Group, LLC and member of the Board of Directors of Automotive Aftermarket Group, LLC, Bayou Steel Corporation, Smarte Carte Corporation and Sun World International, LLC, all of which were or are portfolio companies.
Mr. Zenni has managed numerous value-oriented private equity or related transactions including Bayou Steel Corporation, Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, MSDP Group, LLC, Modere Inc., New World Pasta Company, PTC Alliance Corp., Real Mex Restaurants, Smarte Carte Corporation, Sun World International, Inc., and Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Prior to founding Z Capital, Mr. Zenni was President and Managing Partner and fifty percent equity owner of Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. ("Black Diamond") which he founded in 1995. Mr. Zenni was jointly responsible for all portfolio management and business operations at Black Diamond. Mr. Zenni divested his interest in Black Diamond in an employee-led buyout which led to the formation of Z Capital.
Prior to founding Black Diamond, Mr. Zenni was a Managing Director and senior member of the Capital Markets Department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc. ("Kidder"), formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Capital Corporation. Mr. Zenni had a distinguished career while at Kidder and played a significant role in its growth and success and gained significant experience in financial asset engineering, acquisitions, and opportunistic, value oriented investing. Mr. Zenni was the only non-management/department head in the firm to hold the title of Managing Director.
Mr. Zenni is a graduate of Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and attended Xavier University Graduate School of Business and University of Vienna (Austria) School of Economics and Business Administration.
In addition, Mr. Zenni served on the Board of Trustees and was Chairman of the Investment Committees of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and Lake Forest Country Day School.
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James J. Zenni, Jr. President & CEO


Team - Z Capital Credit

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James J. Zenni, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Zenni is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Z Capital and is responsible for all portfolio management and business operations. Over the last 19 years, Mr. Zenni has had substantial success investing in value-oriented private equity, mergers & acquisitions and related strategies.
Mr. Zenni is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, LLC, Real Mex Restaurants, Twin-Star International, and Waldhaus Flims Hotel Management GmbH and is a Board member of Affinity Gaming, Modere, Inc., and Carillon Miami Beach. Mr. Zenni was previously Chairman of the Board of Directors of MSDP Group, LLC and member of the Board of Directors of Automotive Aftermarket Group, LLC, Bayou Steel Corporation, Smarte Carte Corporation and Sun World International, LLC, all of which were or are portfolio companies.
Mr. Zenni has managed numerous value-oriented private equity or related transactions including Bayou Steel Corporation, Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, MSDP Group, LLC, Modere Inc., New World Pasta Company, PTC Alliance Corp., Real Mex Restaurants, Smarte Carte Corporation, Sun World International, Inc., and Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Prior to founding Z Capital, Mr. Zenni was President and Managing Partner and fifty percent equity owner of Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. ("Black Diamond") which he founded in 1995. Mr. Zenni was jointly responsible for all portfolio management and business operations at Black Diamond. Mr. Zenni divested his interest in Black Diamond in an employee-led buyout which led to the formation of Z Capital.
Prior to founding Black Diamond, Mr. Zenni was a Managing Director and senior member of the Capital Markets Department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc. ("Kidder"), formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Capital Corporation. Mr. Zenni had a distinguished career while at Kidder and played a significant role in its growth and success and gained significant experience in financial asset engineering, acquisitions, and opportunistic, value oriented investing. Mr. Zenni was the only non-management/department head in the firm to hold the title of Managing Director.
Mr. Zenni is a graduate of Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and attended Xavier University Graduate School of Business and University of Vienna (Austria) School of Economics and Business Administration.
In addition, Mr. Zenni served on the Board of Trustees and was Chairman of the Investment Committees of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and Lake Forest Country Day School.
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James J. Zenni, Jr. President & CEO


Affinity Gaming - Board of Directors

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James J. Zenni, Jr. Director

Mr. Zenni is President and Chief Executive Officer of Z Capital Partners, L.L.C. ("Z Capital"), and is responsible for all portfolio management and business operations. Z Capital is a private equity firm with approximately $1.7 billion dollars of committed capital. Mr. Zenni is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, LLC, RealMex Restaurants, and MSDP Group, LLC, and is a Board member of Affinity Gaming, Neways Holdings, Ltd., and was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Automotive Aftermarket Group, LLC, Bayou Steel Corporation, Smarte Carte Corporation and Sun World International, LLC, all of which were or are portfolio companies.
Prior to founding Z Capital, Mr. Zenni was President and Managing Partner of Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. ("BDCM") which he founded 1995. Mr. Zenni was jointly responsible for all portfolio management and business operations at BDCM.
Prior to founding BDCM, Mr. Zenni was a Managing Director and senior member of the Fixed Income/Capital Markets Department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc., formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Capital Corporation.
Mr. Zenni is a graduate of Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and attended Xavier University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Zenni is also a member of the advisory board of Cedar Bridge Partners, a Cairo, Egypt and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia based private equity firm which focuses its investment strategy in the Middle East.

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