Azhar Azeez was born in Hyderabad, India, and moved to US in 1995. He has a bachelors degree in Finance from the prestigious Osmania University and a Master’s degree in business administration (MBA) and currently is pursuing his PhD in Islamic studies.
For 13 years he worked for major US corporations such as General Electric, American General Life and Capital One. He currently serves as the senior National Director of Islamic Relief USA which is one of the largest Muslim charity in the world. He is a member of ISNA Executive Council since 2002 and was elected as the vice president of ISNA. in 2010.
He currently heads as the President of the North Texas Islamic council which represent 35 Islamic Organizations in Dallas/Fort worth area. He is the founder and the past President of Islamic Association of Carrollton, Texas one of the large mosques in the suburbs of Dallas, TX.
He is a public and a motivational speaker who travels regularly around US for various local, regional and national Islamic organizations. He has made several media appearances and interviewed by many local and national TV stations, newspapers & magazines. He also speaks regularly on local & national radio programs. He is married and has two kids and currently resides in Dallas, TX.