Gregory Swaim

Director of Research

About Greg:

Greg is a senior member of Blue Rock’s research team and a member of the investment committee. He conducts initial and ongoing investment due diligence of current and prospective investments and helps lead the team of analysts that produce Blue Rock’s qualitative and quantitative research.

Prior to becoming the Director of Research at Blue Rock, Greg spent six years as a Senior Investment Analyst and as Director of Research Technology, during which time he produced qualitative manager research and lead the production of both Blue Rock’s quantitative analysis and the internal development of proprietary systems used in investment decision-making and risk management.

Before joining Blue Rock in 2009, Greg served as the head of a subsidiary of Capistar Franchise Holdings, which conducted due diligence on franchise investments and helped franchise-format companies raise capital for expansion efforts. Prior to that, Greg was an Associate at Private Advisors, a $3.5b fund of hedge funds in Richmond, Virginia, where he developed quantitative analytics and information systems.

After receiving a National Merit Commendation, Greg earned a B.S.B.A. in Finance at the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond

Greg can be reach at (952) 229-8708 or