As an Operating Advisor, Rizwan utilizes his specialized analytical background to assist portfolio company leadership teams in driving revenue growth, profit improvement, and operational efficiency. Prior to joining Atlantic Street Capital, Riz oversaw the Financial Operations & Analytics division at Atlantic Street’s portfolio companies: Fast Sandwich and PLNTF Holdings. He was responsible for the design, development, and implementation of the entire Business Intelligence infrastructure.
Riz previously worked at Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) as a Lead FP&A Analyst. He was involved in all aspects of corporate finance highlighted by the Implementation of the first-ever 2200 location, store-level budgeting process. Riz launched his finance career at a lead generation, Inc. 500 start-up called myFootpath. In a 2 ½ year span he went from an analyst role to managing revenue optimization and analysis for the $20M enterprise.
Riz received a B.A. from Northwestern University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Finance from DePaul University. He will have obtained an M.B.A. from his alma mater, DePaul University, in 2019.