Neal K. Aronson is an entrepreneur who founded U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc., Inspire Brands, Inc. and Roark Capital Group, Inc. Currently, he is Managing partner at Roark Capital Group, Inc. and Chairman of Driven Brands Holdings, Inc. (a subsidiary of Roark Capital Group, Inc.). Neal K. Aronson is also on the board of Inspire Brands, Inc.
In the past Mr. Aronson was Chairman of Wingstop, Inc., General Partner for Acadia Partners LP, Principal at Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc., Chief Financial Officer for U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc. and Principal at Odyssey Partners LP.
He received an undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.