Jena Bjornson Joins Blue River Partners

Blue River Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the newest member of its team, Jena Bjornson. Mrs. Bjornson is serving as Blue River’s managing director and is primarily responsible for the management of clients’ Compliance Programs.

Prior to joining Blue River Partners, Mrs. Bjornson was the Director of Compliance for Carlson Capital, L.P., a Dallas based hedge fund with over $5 billion in assets under management since 2008. Mrs. Bjornson was responsible for daily management of the firm’s Compliance Program and Code of Ethics, including revising and maintaining the firm’s compliance manual, ongoing internal forensic and transactional testing, monitoring employee communications and personal trading activity, making periodic regulatory filings, reviewing marketing materials, and training new and existing employees.

Prior to Carlson Capital, L.P. Mrs. Bjornson was a Compliance Manager for Dallas based alternative asset manager Highland Capital Management, L.P., and 1st Global, Inc., a registered broker-dealer and investment adviser where she was responsible for ongoing maintenance of the Compliance Program. Mrs. Bjornson has over 12 years of experience in regulatory compliance and has earned the Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCP) designation.

Mrs. Bjornson received her Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1995.