Naushad Virji was born in Italy in 1971 but has lived in Florida since 1975. Naushad earned a degree in business administration from the University of Florida and then went on to successfully complete his series 65 NASD examination to become a registered investment advisor representative. Based in our Orlando area office, Naushad is the CEO of ShariaPortfolio.
With an interest in activism and community service, Naushad co-founded the United Muslim Foundation, where he currently serves on the board of directors. Naushad is also on the advisory board of Advance Law, a Washington, DC based legal consulting firm that works with some of the largest companies in the world to help them retain quality law firms that have been carefully vetted to provide superior value.
Living in Longwood, Florida, Naushad is happily married with three children. His personal interests include golf, tennis and spending leisure time with his family.
Aliredha joined ShariaPortfolio, Inc as a Regional Manager and went on to successfully complete his series 65 NASD examination to become a registered investment advisor representative with the firm. Originally from Kenya, he currently resides in Lake Mary, FL.
Prior to joining ShariaPortfolio, he worked for four years in the mortgage industry at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, while also volunteering as treasurer at his local mosque. Aliredha earned his Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Minnesota and his Masters of Business Administration from a faith-based institution, Crown College.
In his spare time, Aliredha enjoys volunteering and attending various mosque programs and networking events and is an advocate for Muslim unity. He also enjoys cooking and spending time with his family.
Aliredha currently serves as the President of CAMP-Washington D.C. an organization that facilitates and inspires the development of Muslim Professionals to become exemplary leaders committed to advancement through action.
Ishaq Mohiuddin earned an MBA from Northern Illinois University. He has a long history in financial services in various capacities. He also has experience with corporate America working at Kraft Foods and Motorola. Ishaq is ShariaPortfolio’s Senior Investment Advisor servicing the Chicago area.
Ishaq believes strongly in giving back to the community and volunteers his time in many worthwhile endeavors. He has done motivational speaking at Chicago public schools. He worked as a Sunday school principal with 250 students and 40 teachers under his leadership. Ishaq offered financial seminars at the Waukegan UMMA Center for under-privleged residents.
Allan has spent more than 20 years working in the financial services industry. The knowledge he has gained from his hands-on training and experience working in the financial field has proven, in many cases, more beneficial than anything learned from college text books. Allan is ShariaPortfolio’s Senior Investment Advisor servicing our Tampa, Florida area clients.
Allan and his wife live in the Wesley Chapel area on the northern side of Tampa, Florida. When Allan is not helping his client’s achieve their financial goals, you can usually find him at one of the area’s beautiful golf courses.
Steven is a Redding, California native and did his dissertation in Tunisia on improving the economy there using environmental initiatives.
Steven holds a Bachelors of Integrated Studies from Weber State University in Sociology, Anthropology and Political Science and an MBA and Master of Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management. He has studied at both the Zaytuna Institute and the Grand Mosque of Zaytouna.
Steven is married and is father to a beautiful daughter. He enjoys cooking, writing articles, aquariums, and working in his garden.
Muhammad Jiwa was born in New York, and currently resides in Minnesota. He has a BS from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in wildlife science, whole system healing, and sustainability studies, and is also a licensed Real Estate Agent. He loves getting to know what people are passionate and care about and help them find ways to live up to those values, which is why values-based investing is right up his alley. One of the causes he truly cares about is Khalkullah (creation of God, which we are all a part of). He sees the intersectionality of all things and therefore combines his love for Animals and the Earth with Social Justice issues with all of his endeavors. In his spare time, he has his own lifestyle brand; 313Nature – Lifestyle of Integrity, loves to be outdoors and play/work with animals, and delves in nature photography.
Shafaq Kazi (BS Chemistry, Bombay University) started her career as a Course Counselor for a software company. She has taught high school Math/Science in private and public schools. Shafaq spent last 5 years as a Team lead at Bayyinah TV, where she wore many hats including but not limited to Customer Care, CRM Management, Daily Operations and Website Management.
She has always been involved with volunteerism in different capacity. Shafaq lead educational classes and motivational talks at local community center, using multimedia and visual aids to enhance learning experience for women.
Attention to detail, empathy and good listening skills are some of the skills that women can bring to investment advising yet they continue to be under-represented in this field. Shafaq hopes to see this change in near future.
Living in the eclectic city of Austin, TX, Shafaq is happily married with two college going children. She is an avid reader and considers herself a seeker of knowledge.
Sabinah was a successful Client Service Representative at Bank of America before joining ShariaPortfolio in 2015. She started as a Client Service Associate but quickly rose the ranks and became the Client Service Manager and now manages the team of Associates. Her attention to detail and focus on customer care ensure that our clients are in good hands.
Karim Elgabry is the Portfolio Manager at Shariaportfolio, Inc. He has received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance. Karim has served in many different financial industry positions.
Karim has over eight years’ experience with progressive advancement in the financial industry and Islamic finance, serving as an equity trader, loan originator, financial and technical analyst and portfolio management. He has also earned his Master of Science degree in Financial Analysis and Investment Management from Saint Mary’s of California.
Murtaza joined ShariaPortfolio, Inc in 2007 as the Accounting Manager. Murtaza has 15 years of experience in the Banking sector and 12 years of experience in the Insurance industry. He has worked in Tanzania, Kuwait and Pennsylvania, USA before moving to Florida. He acquired a Diploma in Banking while working for The Commercial Bank of Kuwait, and has also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from De Sales University in Pennsylvania.
Murtaza has three children and eight grandchildren. His motto is; Do Right The First Time.
Nikhat is a trained mediator with a special focus on cross-cultural communication and understanding diversity. After her B.A. in Political Science & Psychology, Nikhat completed a Bachelors in Law and Legislation (L.L.B) from The University of Punjab in Pakistan and later finished her post graduation certification in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Managment from The Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States. She is a certified Connection Practice Trainer with Rasur Foundation International. Worked as the Court Appointed Advocate for Abused children at Dallas CASA.
Nikhat is passionate about art and philanthropy. She is an award-winning visual artist and calligrapher. Her work has been part of exhibitions in USA and Pakistan. She often conducts the basics of Arabic calligraphy workshops for beginners. Nikhat served as the Program Director of Islamic Art Revival Series bringing awareness and exposure of Islamic Art and building cultural bridges between the Islamic world and North America.
Nikhat enjoys the wit and spontaneousness in life. She believes that the most selfless way to make a difference in the world is to serve as a volunteer. Nikhat is a fashion and lifestyle enthusiast, a traveler and a nature lover. She lives with her 9 year old son and a cat named Toffee.
Jameel Hasham has been with ShariaPortFolio, Inc. since 2018. He believes his previous 3 years as a Sales Executive selling electronic products to the Consumer Electronics industry were an ideal foundation for his work as a Client Service Associate. Attention to detail, good listening skills and great empathy are symbols of his appreciation by his clients. He is effectively supported by a team of administration, group benefits and investment products specialists whose teamwork and professionalism help him build long-term relationships with his growing client base and providing excellent customer service. Away from the business, he enjoys Soccer, Volleyball, playing Pool and spending time with family and friends.
Atiya is the Administrative Assistant at ShariaPortfolio, Inc. She has received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Central Florida. She has worked for non-profit organizations and clinics throughout her career. She is passionate, has great attention to detail, and is driven to giving back, which are a few skills that she brings with her.
Hanaa is a native Central Floridan, studies Accounting & Finance and enjoys volunteering at her local mosque.
Report on 2017 2018 primary investment opportunities which you can invest based on Sharia Compliance