Mahnaz Khazen Hometown: Saratoga, California

Mahnaz Khazen is the President & Partner at California Development Regional Center, a licensed California Broker, Certified Commercial Investment Member-CCIM, Certified Property Manager-CPM, Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors -MRICS , Graduate of JWL leadership and Ph.D. in Economic and Industrial System Modeling from Dubna International University. Mahnaz is the Co-Founder and served as the President of US Immigrant Investment Center, (USIIC). Mahnaz has developed a passion as an advocate of Impact investment strategies. City officials and the Historical Society praised Mahnaz for her social impact investment, VA projects, low income housing and job creating strategies while revitalizing neighborhoods. Committees: CCIM institute International Committee member, Co-founder of International Business Woman of Impact a 501c(3) company, VAAM & Assoc. Inc.- Commercial Private Lending and Brokerage- Board Member, Clinton Global America, Community Investing small business committee member, Tri Valley Bank -Advisory Board, Coocoon (High tech start up) Board Member/Officer, PARS Equality-Founding Member, Iranian-American Woman Foundation-IAWF Circle of 1000 member. Awards: 2016 Medal of Science - Russian Science Academy, 2015 Institute of Real Estate Management - Presidents award of excellence, 2014 Honorary Doctorate Dubna International University- Business Administration, 2014 International Hall of Fame- Russian Academy of Sciences- US Branch, 2009 Silicon Valley 100 women of Influence- Business Journal, 2009 35 Northern California Women of Influence at, 2004 Business Woman of the Year, 2005 Entrepreneur of the year -Republican House Majority Committee, 2004 Ronald Reganâ's Small Business Owners award, and 2003 National Leadership Award.