James Marra

Board Member

Principal & Director of Business Development
Blue Point Capital Partners

James Marra is currently the Principal and Director of Business Development at Blue Point Capital Partners where he is responsible for identifying investment opportunities, sourcing senior and mezzanine debt, and building relationships with business owners.

James earned his Bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Pittsburgh.

James is actively engaged in the Cleveland business and education communities. He is currently a Board member and Finance Committee head for Entrepreneurial Preparatory Academy (a CMSD-sponsored charter school for grades 6-12), a Board of Trustees member with Rock Ethics Institute (founded within the Penn State academic community), and a Board member with UCP Cleveland. James is also a guest speaker at the Weatherhead School Business, Notre Dame College, and Penn State University.

James founded the James P. and Jonni L. Marra Scholarship Fund at Penn State University, and was a former fundraiser and organizer for the Friends of Breakthrough Schools.