Mr. Schottenstein leads business development for Zukin Partners and Zukin Certification Services.
Ari began his financial advisory career at the Zukin Family Office (Zukin Capital). Ari sourced, screened, and diligenced investment opportunities. He developed strategic plans focused on financial liquidity alternatives for portfolio companies. Ari joined Zukin Partners, as a partner at its formation in 2018.
He has directly advised investment banking client engagements across the entertainment, healthcare, real estate, life sciences, sports, and technology sectors.
Earlier in his career, he advised middle-market clients in a technology strategy role at MAPSYS, an IBM Premier Partner where AI was a central focus.
Ari received his BA from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio.