Joseph Blechl

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Senior Vice President
St. Louis

Joseph BlechlJoseph Blechl joined Advantage Capital Partners in 2012. As a senior vice president, he focuses on operational and project management.

Prior to joining Advantage Capital, Mr. Blechl served as a management consultant at Integrated Project Management, Inc., where he advised clients including PepsiCo, Novus International and Celgene. Earlier in his career, Mr. Blechl held multiple director level positions for Johnson & Johnson Companies, where he led due diligence, post-acquisition integration, and global product development and commercialization teams. Mr. Blechl has also held leadership and engineering roles at several healthcare companies, including Mallinckrodt and Baxter Health Care Corporation. In addition, Mr. Blechl is an inventor, and he holds both domestic and foreign patents for his prescription and medication dispensing systems.

Mr. Blechl earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and an M.B.A. from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. He serves as a mentor with the Innovate Venture Mentor Service in St. Louis, which promotes entrepreneurship education and leadership.