Prior to joining Hastings Equity Partners, Najeeb worked at Rioux Capital, a startup commercial finance company where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating and managing due-diligence processes in a variety of lower-middle market asset-based financing transactions, focused primarily on energy services. Najeeb started his career as a Credit Risk Analyst at Pershing LLC, a former subsidiary of Credit Suisse, where he was involved in a variety of equities, fixed income and derivatives transactions between investment banks, broker-dealers and hedge funds. Other professional experiences include working as a consultant for a South Asian corporate advisory firm where Najeeb worked on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the power sector.
Najeeb received his BBA in Finance with a minor in Economics from Pace University in New York City. He is also a Corporate and Government Fellow at the International Economic Alliance.