John-Paul Menez is a Vice President in JPMorgan Chase’s Middle Market & Specialized Industries Group based in Houston, TX. John-Paul has over 15 years of banking, aerospace & defense, energy, and strategic planning experience. John-Paul started his career in Anadarko Petroleum’s Global Business Development Group focusing on North and Latin American upstream energy transactions. As a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, DC, he advised private sector and U.S. Government clients on international business development and competitive strategy. John-Paul managed deal teams serving specialty finance companies as an associate in Credit Suisse’s Financial Institutions Group and has advised clients as a vice president in Citibank’s Corporate Energy Team.
John-Paul currently focuses on serving emerging commercial space companies for JPMorgan’s Aerospace Defense & Government Contracting Team. He earned his B.A. in Economics at The University of Texas at Austin and his M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management. From 2001 to 2010, John-Paul served as an intelligence officer in the United States Navy where he worked in tactical naval aviation and was an intelligence collection manager for sensitive reconnaissance operations. He is a guest contributor to the U.S. Naval Institute.