The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) declared the ADC’s Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented to Dr. Raymond Jallow at ADC National Convention.
Economist Dr. Raymond Jallow has been Chairman of Jallow International Ltd. in Los Feliz since 1981. The Baghdad native relocated to the United States 50 years ago to attend college in Los Angeles. At UCLA’s Anderson School of Management he earned his PhD in Business Economics and also studied Finance, Accounting, Quantitative Methods along with Statistics and Management. Soon after, he landed a job with California Bank then moved on to serving as Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for United California Bank, which became First Interstate Bank, and then merged with Wells Fargo.
Jallow was elected the first President of a then-new chapter of the National Association of Business Economists for which he served for two years. He started his own company and now he is the Chairman of Jallow International Ltd., doing so for more than three decades. Over the years he has also been a private advisor regarding economic policy and other issues to several U.S. Presidents including Nixon, Reagan, Ford, Carter and George W. Bush.
Dr Jallow and family members will be flying to Washington, DC to accept the award. He is expressing his deep appreciation to ADC and accepting the award with honor and modesty.