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ShariaPortfolio Names Omar Suleiman Spiritual Advisor
Distinguished Imam to help educate Muslim community about aligning income and investing with faith
LAKE MARY, Fla., March 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ShariaPortfolio, a boutique asset management firm specializing in Sharia-compliant investing, today announced that Imam Omar Suleiman has joined the firm as a Spiritual Advisor. Suleiman, the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, has amassed a large following due to his scholarship, humanitarian and activist work. By joining ShariaPortfolio as an advisor, he plans to educate the Muslim community about the virtues of investing in Islam and following Halal Rizq, or the practice of assuring one’s income be 100% lawful.
“Living a pure life according to Allah does not stop with your income; it is also important to consider the source of your income and investments,” said Omar Suleiman. “ShariaPortfolio has been investing according to Sharia for over a decade, and it is this expertise and professionalism that inspired me to join their team as an advisor. I’m excited to share this important message and educate the Muslim community about this important pillar of our faith.”
“I’ve been following Omar’s journey for many years and have been inspired by his work. We are extremely excited to welcome Imam Omar Suleiman to the ShariaPortfolio team,” said Aliredha Walji, Vice President, USA of ShariaPortfolio. “At ShariaPortfolio, we’re helping Muslims achieve their financial goals while conforming to their personal values, and Imam Omar’s influence will help us spread this message to more Muslims across the globe.”
Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an adjunct professor of Islamic studies in the graduate liberal studies program at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He is also the resident scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center and co-chair emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square. He holds a bachelor’s in accounting, a bachelor’s in Islamic Law, a master’s in Islamic Finance, a master’s in political history, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Islamic thought and civilization from the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
ShariaPortfolio is a boutique asset manager specializing in Sharia-compliant investing and halal investments. We offer professional, comprehensive wealth management solutions that align with Muslim faith and achieve clients’ financial goals. Among the first wealth managers to deliver Sharia compliant and Islamic investments, ShariaPortfolio carefully maintains social responsibility and ethics in its investment choices. Our investment philosophy is rooted in value investing and fundamental analysis, taking a long-term perspective and a disciplined, professional approach when offering our clients a full suite of services, including “Access” level for comprehensive services, “Express” level for a robo-advisor service, 401(k) plans for business clients and Sharia-compliant investments, including Islamic mutual funds and Sharia-compliant stocks. ShariaPortfolio, comprised of wealth management professionals with deep expertise, is the halal way to invest. For more information, please visit https://shariaportfolio.com/.