Mr. Rahmati is a Managing Director who leads the Operating Advisory Group, responsible for partnering with Comvest Partners and portfolio company management teams to drive value creation activities. Prior to joining OAG, Shahriyar was a Principal in both the London and Los Angeles offices of the Gores Group, responsible for portfolio company operations, oversight and controls as well as leading due diligence activities. Before joining Gores, Shahriyar was an Operating Partner at Graham Partners, a mid-market buyout firm focused on control investments in manufacturing and manufacturing services related companies. Prior to his work at Graham Partners, Shahriyar held several senior executive roles at companies owned by private equity firms including TPG Capital, Freeman Spogli and Hellman and Friedman. Shahriyar has held senior executive positions in Finance, Corporate Strategy and Operations at companies such as Solectron, Isola Group, Bright Now Dental and Activant Solutions.
Shahriyar attended New York University as an Economics and International Business major, the Executive Supply Chain program at Stanford University and earned his M.B.A from the MIT Sloan School of Management.