Murad KarimiCEO & Founder
Murad Karimi is the Founder and CEO of Mosaic Management. Murad founded Mosaic with the acquisition of a Moe’s Southwest Grill portfolio in 2010. Post-acquisition, Murad oversaw the company as Area Supervisor, managing the turnaround and facilities upgrades of the restaurants. By 2012, the company was New Franchise Partner of the Year for Moe’s. In 2014, Murad leveraged his operating experience to acquire a refranchised Arby’s portfolio in Tampa, over which he initially served as Director of Operations. Since then, Murad has grown his operating experience alongside the capabilities of Mosaic Management as a specialized multi-unit management, acquisition, and development company. Prior to founding Mosaic, Murad worked overseas in defense contracting and hospitality real estate development. Since moving back to the U.S. in 2009, Murad has been active in franchising, real estate investing, other business acquisitions, and non-profit work. Murad received his B.B.A. from George Washington University and his M.B.A. from Emory’s Goizueta Business School, where he now guest lectures in graduate finance classes. Murad serves on Emory University’s Board of Visitors, The Carter Center’s Board of Councilors, and is an active member of YPO Southern 7’s chapter.