BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AFH Holding & Advisory, LLC, a leading financial advisory and management consulting firm, today announced the appointment of the Honorable Jimmy Delshad, former two-time Mayor of Beverly Hills as an advisor to the Company.
"As a company that makes its home in Beverly Hills, we could not be more thrilled to have a man who has served this community with such distinction on our advisory panel," said Amir Heshmatpour, Founder and Managing Director of AFH.
Jimmy Delshad is a well-known entrepreneur and business executive as- well-as a two-term mayor of City of Beverly Hills and the highest ranking Iranian-American elected official in US. He is currently the official Goodwill Ambassador.
In his eight years on the Beverly Hills City Council and his two terms as mayor, he conceived and implemented the "Smart City" initiatives that made the City of Beverly Hills known as the "Smart, Safe and Green City". These initiatives improved the quality of Life, safety record and attractiveness of the city to business and residents alike. During his time as mayor, the City of Beverly Hills had a balanced budget, with ample reserves and an AAA rating.
With a degree in Computer Sciences and strong background in Technology, Jimmy Delshad was founder and CEO of American International Business, a company in the computer industry that he expanded and ran for 22 years. Today he is the Chairman of Delshad Capital Group, and a well-known management consultant, motivational speaker and investor.
His interests and influence go well beyond his business ventures and the city of Beverly Hills. He was the first Iranian-American to become Two-Term President of Sinai Temple a 100-year-old organization with thousands of members, and he sits on numerous boards including the Iranian American Jewish Federation and the Sheba Medical Hospital in Israel.
About AFH Holding & Advisory, LLC
AFH Holding & Advisory, LLC, is a family office and advisory firm offering business solutions to help domestic and international clients grow. AFH offers integrated financial advisory and consulting services to U.S. and international clients who seek capital formation and business strategies including the preparation and implementation of alternative public offerings, PIPE financing, acquisitions, corporate governance development, regulation and compliance, among other services, all executed concurrently to provide a seamless transition to a United States-listed public company. Among its portfolio companies include 15 fully reporting and audited Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) that are actively looking for acquisition and recapitalization of growing businesses with capable and excellent management. Some of the fully reporting SPVs include: AFH Acquisition III, Inc. through AFH Acquisition XII, Inc., and AFH Holding III, Inc. through AFH Holding VII, Inc. AFH is also a licensed California lender, and maintains an office in Beverly Hills, California.
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