Senior Operating Executive and Chief Communications Officer, Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC.

Mr. Ghassemi joined Cerberus in 2017.  Prior to joining Cerberus, from 2010 to 2017, he was a Senior Managing Director and Head of Brand Marketing and Communications for Guggenheim Partners, an investment and advisory firm with more than $260 billion in assets and 2,500 employees worldwide.  From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Ghassemi was Marketing Director for Wells Fargo Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Wells Fargo & Company.  He began his career as a corporate finance journalist for FactSet Research Systems Inc.  Mr. Ghassemi earned his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California Los Angeles.