Founder and CEO
Francis Najafi is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pivotal Group, a thirty year old investment firm with experience in private equity and real estate investments.
Mr. Najafi currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Global Capacity, on the Board of Directors of the EastWest Institute, active in the World's President's Organization (WPO) and Chief Executive's Organization (CEO).
Locally, Mr Najafi is a Foundation Board member of Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), on the Board of Directors of O'Connor House, a Co-Chair of the President's Club at Arizona State University and serves on the ASU's Business School, Dean's Council.
He earned a Bachelor of Science from ASU, a Masters Degree from Thunderbird – The School of Global Management, and both a Masters Degree and a Ph.D. candidacy at the University of Southern California.
Mr. Najafi is also a patron on numerous cultural and civic organizations.
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