The Local Entrepreneur Creates an Everyday Alternative for the Guy-on-the-go.

WHO TO WATCH: RAMZI ASSAF The local entrepreneur creates an everyday alternative for the guy-on-the-go. AGE: 26. LIVES IN: The Loop. CLAIM TO FAME: CEO and founder of Portefini (, a local menswear startup. BACKSTORY: Born and raised in Lebanon, Assaf studied mechanical engineering at the American University of Beirut before moving here to pursue an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. But he also has a creative side, and has been wearing blazers of his own design for four years. Find the full profile here.

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