May Breakfast (05/12/15) – Attacks on the Franchise Model
Join us for a look at Attacks on the Franchise Model at the SEFF breakfast meeting on Tuesday, May 12.
Our discussion will be led by Aziz Hashim, Managing Partner at NRD Capital.
Maggiano’s Little Italy – PERIMETER
4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30346
Aziz Hashim is founder and General Partner of NRD Capital, the first business fund both sponsored and managed by a multi-unit franchisee. NRD Capital is focused on acquiring equity within franchise concepts offering compelling unit economics and solid opportunities for franchisees.
Mr. Hashim is a highly regarded executive in the U.S. and international franchise space, and is one of the most successful multi-unit franchisee operators in North America. Starting with one location in 1996, he grew to become one of the top 200 franchise operators with several high-profile brands across a plethora of industries.
In 2014, Nation’s Restaurant News recognized Mr. Hashim as one of the “50 most powerful leaders” in the Foodservice Industry for setting the standard for multi-unit development. He also is a member of the Executive Committee for the International Franchise Association (IFA), and will become its Chairman in 2016.
Mr. Hashim attended the University of California at Irvine, graduating with honors from its prestigious electrical engineering program.