Our
Staff

For a quick and efficient response, please reach out to the ISBCC Team through email. If you are interested in reaching our Senior Imam Shaykh Yasir Fahmy, please email our Associate Imam Abdul-Malik Merchant abdulmalik@isbcc.org

To speak to a person, please call our office at 617-858-6114 between 10 am – 6 pm Monday through Friday or stop by in person.

  • Acting Executive Director

    Yousef Abou Llaban

  • Transition & Strategic Projects

    Khaoula Benghanem

  • Marketing Director

    Mustafa Hannigan

  • Finance Manager

    Fahmeen Khan

  • Senior Accountant

    Abdullahi Yusuf

  • Facilities Director

    Helal Alwaz

  • Facilities Staff

    Hajj Mohamed Hammou
    Abdeljabbar Hamiddene
    Ricardo Maestre

Board of
Directors

The Board of Directors (BOD) are charged with overseeing the operations of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC), the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB) Cambridge, and Waqf (Endowment) Projects. Currently, the BOD has three members in accordance with its by-laws. In the next 2-4 months, another six board seats are expected to be added. Your current board members:

Br. Amr El-Moselhy – Br. Amr is a former Boston Consulting Group Principal who has worked with all kinds organizations and companies in the for-profit and non-profit world. He was on the Advisory Team of the ISBCC and also serves on the board of various Islamic non-profits.

Sr. Elizabeth Ismail – Sr. Liz started her career as an Assistant Store Manager at Marshalls Department Store. She was quickly promoted to store Manager, managing the highest sales volume sore in the country. Then she was promoted to a Regional Manager Position for the entire Northeast Region, where among other responsibilities, she managed in store set up, fixturing, presentation, new store openings/remodels, developed receiving procedures and presentation guidelines, and developed training programs. She has trained and mentored 400+ managers, and over 4,000 employees in over 100 stores. Sr. Liz resigned her position in order to devote more time to her family, but continued working with her husband, helping to manage all business aspects of a large apartment complex. Sr. Liz is now looking forward to applying her knowledge, experience, and skills in service to our ISB/ISBCC community.

Br. Mahmood Rahman – Br. Mahmood Rahman works in an asset management firm with approximately $62 billion under management. He serves as an Assistant Treasurer of the firm’s mutual funds. As a member of firm’s tax group, he is responsible for managing taxes for the mutual funds and its shareholders. As a part of his responsibilities, he ensures that the mutual funds comply with all the applicable global tax rules, distributes the correct amounts as dividends each year, and that the audited annual financial statements contain the correct tax disclosures. Prior to joining his current firm in 2007, he worked as a vice president and senior tax manager at another asset management firm. Br. Mahmood started his career at a leading public accounting firm servicing some of the largest well-known mutual funds in the industry.

Br. Mahmood earned his B.B.A. in Accounting and International Relations from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his M.S. in Finance from Suffolk University. Br. Mahmood previously served as the Treasurer of ISB during the final stages of the construction of ISBCC and its opening. Over the past 19 years, Br. Mahmood has helped to organize and manage the weekly jumah at downtown Boston at the Episcopal Cathedral. In that capacity, he has participated in many interfaith activities involving leaders of the Cathedral and City of Boston, students and faculty of universities and colleges from all over the New England region.

If you have any feedback for the board, please email feedback@isbcc.org.

ISB Board
of Trustees

Br. Anwar Kazmi
Br. Muhammad Ali-Salaam
Dr. Osama Kandil
Dr. Yousef Abou Llaban
Br. Saoud Al-Hafi
Dr. Walid Fitaihi

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