Parag A. Rathi
Parag joined River Cities in June 2007 as an intern while completing his MBA from University of Cincinnati, where he graduated with distinction in December 2007 and was awarded Beta Gamma Sigma. At River Cities he is responsible for developing deal flow and providing analytical support to the River Cities investment team for both Information Technology and Healthcare sectors. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Louisville Venture Club and the screening committee at the Greater Cincinnati Venture Association.
Prior to pursuing his masters at the University of Cincinnati, he was a manager at ICICI Bank (India), where he was responsible for providing working capital and senior debt facilities to small and medium size enterprises. ICICI is the largest private sector bank in India. At ICICI he acquired customers and developed a portfolio amounting to $6M in 12 months. His earlier role was as manager accounts and internal audit where he was responsible for finalizing accounts and providing analytics for top management.
He received his undergraduate in accounting from Mumbai University, India and also holds a Chartered Accountant degree (India’s equivalent to the CPA). He received a full scholarship from University of Cincinnati to obtain his MBA and was awarded the Best Business Plan in a year-long competition while there. He also passed the CFA level III exam in June 2010.