Richard Pawlowski


Richard Pawlowski is a Director with NRD Capital. Before joining NRD, Richard was Chief Financial Officer of Famous Dave's of America Inc. Famous Dave's is the largest domestic chain of full-service BBQ restaurants with approximately $450mm in system-wide sales from a mix of over 170 company, and franchised locations.

Prior to Famous Dave's he was a manager at Bain & Company where he led and managed consulting projects in the retail and private equity industries, including helping to develop a new strategy and brand position for a $1.3B revenue polished casual restaurant chain. Earlier in his career he co-founded a successful multi-unit, multi-brand franchised-restaurant development acquisition and operating company, that he grew to generate over $30mm in annual revenue.

Richard received his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and his Master of Engineering from the University of Oxford.