Operating Team



Mr. Aghasi is an operating partner at Surge Private Equity. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Surge’s Global Bakeries LLC, a 40-year-old specialty foods business in LA.


Mr. Aghasi is a well-known titan of industry in the California baking scene having built his own commercial baking business from the ground up. He has served customers with the highest industry standards including Kroger, Trader Joes, and Omaha Steaks.  Previously, he founded and operated the Better Baking Company in Los Angeles, California.  Better Baking Company remains one of Global Bakeries’ flagship brands.


Originally from Iran, Mr. Aghasi has also studied baking in Turkey, Germany, much of Europe and the Middle East.  In his spare time, Mr. Aghasi enjoys playing soccer and traveling to experience food across different cultures.