Director of Business Development
Rahul Pasarnikar, Director of Business Development, joined Chicago CRED in 2017. He works as part of the employment team to create pathways to employment for Chicago CRED participants. Rahul also leads CRED’s social enterprise, CREDMADE. CREDMADE was launched in 2019 as a for-profit, Public Benefit Corporation to create employment opportunities and to spur economic development in Chicago’s south and west side. CREDMADE’s first venture is a contract food packaging business, competing in the Chicago region’s rich food and beverage industry.
Prior to joining CRED, Rahul spent five years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co., serving clients in their digital practice with an emphasis in marketing and sales operations. Rahul also spent over 12 years in technology consulting, implementing enterprise CRM systems for mid-size and large corporations, including for his own start-up consultancy.
Rahul holds his BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his MBA from Georgetown University.