PHOENIX, AZ, March 04, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Bishara Assad Bahbah with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Bahbah celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Bahbah is a renowned wealth management professional, educator and journalist who established Bahbah Wealth Management in Scottsdale, Arizona, to provide sound wealth management and financial advice to a variety of clients. As first vice president, he also serves as a wealth advisor, senior portfolio manager and senior managed accounts consultant. He is also a certified investment management analyst, estate-planning consultant and international wealth specialist. Working alongside his son and one other senior client service associate at his firm, Dr. Bahbah and his team have developed a reputation that has been built on trust.
Among his other noteworthy positions in the field, Dr. Bahbah was a premier advisor for NABCAP, the president of Eden Advisors and the president and chief executive officer of Holy Land Enterprises and BHB Enterprises. He subsequently spent many years in academia as well, teaching at his alma mater, the prestigious Harvard University, within the Kennedy School of Government, and serving as the associate director of the Middle East Institute on campus. He was also a visiting professor at Brigham Young University, and a visiting professor of investment and wealth management at Al-Quds and Bethlehem Universities in Palestine. With respect to his earliest work, Dr. Bahbah worked as the editor-in-chief at the Al-Fajr Newspaper, a position he acquired shortly after completing his schooling in the U.S. in 1983, and later distinguished himself as the editor-in-chief of the Return Magazine in Washington.
Outside of his full-time commitments, Dr. Bahbah was a member of the International Encyclopedia Communications’ international advisory board. He was also aligned with the Certified Wealth Strategist certification program as a member of the board of advisors. In 2014, Dr. Bahbah became president and chief executive of Ivy League Solutions.
Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Bahbah authored several books, including “Wealth Management in Any Market: Timeless Strategies for Building Financial Security,” in 2009 and “Israel and Latin America: The Military Connection,” published in 1986 by St. Martin’s Press in New York. Moreover, he has written chapters in numerous books by other authors, was a guest columnist for the Arizona Republic and contributed over 400 articles to scholarly and other professional journals. In addition, he is the “Featured Columnist” at arabamerica.com — a designation held by only Dr. Bahbah among its contributors. In recognition of his expertise, Dr. Bahbah has been interviewed on various national and international media platforms, such as CNN and Fox News, was quoted by various other media sources and has since become a frequent speaker in his area of expertise. In 2020, he received the “Five Stars Wealth Managers” award.
Born in Jerusalem, Dr. Bahbah traveled to the U.S., where he completed a Bachelor of Arts in international relations at Brigham Young University, where he was named as a “Valedictorian Nominee” (an honor bestowed on 10 students only), and was named as Alumni of the Year in the 1990s. Following this accomplishment, he received a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy at Harvard University in 1981 and 1983, respectively. Eminently qualified in his field, Dr. Bahbah also received multiple certifications. He served as a member of the Palestinian delegation to the Middle East peace talks on arms control and regional security.
Involved in various nonprofit and philanthropic activities, Dr. Bahbah sat on the executive board of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee, served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund and, among other volunteer positions, served on the board of directors of Givat Haviva USA. To support his professional endeavors, Dr. Bahbah has been a member of the American Political Science Association, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Direct Marketing Association of Washington and the Academy of Political Science. He is also a former chairperson of the relief committee of the Arab American Medical Association of Arizona and served as president of the Harvard Club in Phoenix. A celebrated Marquis listee, Mr. Bahbah has been featured in nearly 40 editions of Who’s Who, including Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Finance and Business and Who’s Who in the World.
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