March 18, 2022 – Design Co. Kevin Kamali, Amazon Paid Ed Dr. Michael Cunningham and Edward Jones Mona Mahajan

March 18, 2022 – Design Co. Kevin Kamali, Amazon Paid Ed Dr. Michael Cunningham and Edward Jones Mona Mahajan


 
 
Kevin Kamali – Co-Founder of EA Home Design  

Its all about communication. When we communicate all
together, everything goes smoothly! 

Kevin Kamali

EA Home Design is a Virginia based remodeling company. Owned by partners Ali Meshksar and Kevin Kamali, the pair opened the business in 2009, having of over 25 years in the industry and a background that prepared them for the venture. They won the 2016 Best Kitchen Design award in the ‘Remodel Contest’ from Waypoint Manufacturers and many other awards.
Frequently featured in local and national media and with a huge Instagram following, the two founders are leading a new modernist design trend, encouraging homeowners to look at their living spaces.

 
 
Dr. Michael Cunningham – Chancellor of the National University System

There’s a lot of talk about, “Is the degree worth anything anymore?”
Many studies show from an employers and learners standpoint,
that it is very important.   

Dr. Michael Cunningham

Dr. Michael R. Cunningham joined the National University System in 2013 and has extensive experience in both the education and business sectors. Serving more than 45,000 students, National University (NU) has been selected to serve as a national education provider for the Amazon Career Choice program. The program provides Amazon’s hourly associates with access to tuition-free college courses, skills training and industry certifications to help them advance in their careers. Previously, Dr. Cunningham served as dean of the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University and taught strategy and entrepreneurship courses at SDSU, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and New York University. He was the founder, chairman, chief executive officer, and president of Cunningham Graphics International from 1989-2000, a multinational graphics communications company that operated out of seven countries and employed approximately 2,000 employees. Michael earned his doctorate and master’s degree from New York University and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
 
 
Mona Mahajan – Senior Investment Strategist at Edward Jones

When investors do get concerned, like about a war in Ukraine, they tend to want to act, for better or worse. These types of emotional decisions can be disruptive!   

Mona Mahajan

Mona Mahajan is a Senior Investment Strategist on the investment strategy team at Edward Jones. She helps develop and communicate the firm’s macro-economic and financial market views, as well as create impactful thought leadership in order to help clients meet their long-term financial goals. She also is a voting member of the asset allocation team, supporting the firm’s strategic and opportunistic portfolio allocation decisions. Mona has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, spanning equity and fixed income analysis, global investment strategy and portfolio management. Prior to joining Edward Jones, she was the U.S. Investment Strategist at Allianz Global Investors for nearly five years. She appears regularly on financial media, including CNBC, Bloomberg TV, as well as print media like The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s.