WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MakeOffices, creator of coworking communities where the workplace meets the sharing economy, announced today the addition of Brian Bharwani as chief financial officer. This addition bolsters the MakeOffices leadership team as the company continues to expand and explore new opportunities nationwide.
"By hiring Brian we're strengthening our core leadership at a time when our national presence is growing, we've proven our business model, and we're ready to move to the next level," comments Raymond Rahbar, CEO, MakeOffices. "Brian's financial acumen along with his deep understanding of capital markets allows us to make sound growth-oriented decisions."
Brian Bharwani has spent more than a decade in senior financial management roles at technology companies including Blackboard Inc., Full Measure Education Inc., and SocialRadar. He joins MakeOffices from Reston, Virginia-based customer experience management company Clarabridge, where he was vice president of financial planning and analysis.
"MakeOffices presented a great opportunity for me to be a part of a company with tremendous growth potential in an exciting industry," says Bharwani. "I had worked for the past decade at software companies with no intention of leaving that space, but when I learned about MakeOffices and the strength of its business model coupled with a great team culture, it was too great to pass up." Bharwani adds, "It's exciting for me to join a company that helps others succeed by providing a productive space and an opportunity to connect with passionate professionals."
Bharwani brings vast experience in financial planning, business analysis, financial modeling, and financial communication. Brian earned a Master of Business Administration, with a finance specialization, from The College of William and Mary, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University.
MakeOffices members are part of a community of movers and shakers that take advantage of a shared environment and receive benefits – such as onsite amenities, regular networking opportunities, and access to human resources support – that allow them to save money and spend time growing their businesses. The MakeOffices model appeals to organizations seeking an alternative to traditional office leases and spaces, as well as the individuals and smaller organizations that are a critical backbone of every local entrepreneurial system.
MakeOffices creates productive, collaborative coworking communities where the workplace meets the sharing economy. We understand what it is like to be a startup with a tight budget, or a passionate entrepreneur leading a small business with no interest in committing to a multi-year lease in a traditional corporate environment. Home to amazing small businesses, entrepreneurs, and innovation-focused teams from Fortune 500s, our communities are designed for companies looking for simple workplace solutions to get serious work done. MakeOffices operates ten locations across Chicago, Philadelphia, and the Washington, DC metro area as of July 2016 with seven more under construction. For additional information, visit www.makeoffices.com.
Shana Glenzer, Chief Marketing Officer, MakeOffices
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