Lee Kempler

Chief Operating Officer

Lee Kempler is the Chief Operating Officer of BlueMountain Capital, where he oversees the business functions of the firm, including Strategy & Product Development, Risk, Operations, and Investor Relations. Prior to joining BlueMountain in 2016, Mr. Kempler was a Managing Director at BlackRock, where he was the founding Executive Director of the BlackRock Investment Institute, an industry-leading platform for collaboration among portfolio managers and communication of investment insight to clients. Prior to BlackRock, Mr. Kempler was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he spent nearly 25 years serving clients in financial services. He was also the firm’s first Director of Knowledge, with responsibility for capturing, codifying, and disseminating the firm’s intellectual property. Mr. Kempler holds BA, BS, and MBA degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is Chair of the Board of Advisors of SAIS and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.