Current Employer & Position Title: The Blackstone Group, Tactical Opportunities Investor
Years Served on Junior Board: 2022 (Co-Chair), 2021 (Co-Chair)
Slavi is a Tactical Opportunities Investor at The Blackstone Group focused on opportunistic investments across all geographies, industries, sectors and asset classes. Previously, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Evercore focused on advising Industrial companies. At Evercore, he was also a founding member of EverProud, the firm’s LGBTQ+ employee resource group, and served as captain of the undergraduate LGBTQ+ recruiting team. Slavi received a B.S. in Finance and Statistics from the NYU Stern School of Business, and he currently serves on the NYU LGBTQ+ Alumni Network Board of Directors.
Slavi is originally from Sofia, Bulgaria and grew up in Los Angeles, California. Having experienced first-hand the challenges of being an LGBTQ+ immigrant in the U.S., he is excited to help fellow LGBTQ+ immigrants navigate the asylum process and advance AsylumConnect’s mission.