Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 11:30 GMT
Laila Pence, who is the president and co-founder of Pence Wealth Management, and one of America’s top wealth advisors.
CAIRO – 14 June 2021: Minister of State for Immigration Nabila Makram Shaheed received Saturday Egyptian Laila Pence, who is the president and co-founder of Pence Wealth Management, and one of America’s top wealth advisors.
Recognized in Forbes as a 2021 Best-In-State wealth advisor, Pence visited her mother-land, Egypt, with her husband, the U.S. Businessman Dreiden.
The meeting between Pence and Minister Makram, as well as Chairman of Board of Trustees of Haya Karima Foundation Aya Omar, and Egyptian expert Hisham el-Askari was to discuss the arrangements of launching a campaign for donations by Egyptian nationals in the United States to contribute in providing a decent life in the villages of the Egyptian countryside.
For her part, Laila Pence expressed her delight for visiting her country, Egypt, and announced her participation with Haya Karima Foundation.
“Egyptians in the United states will spare no effort in support of their homeland and brothers, and they are ready to make all possible efforts to contribute to support the most needy areas in Egypt,” Pence said during Saturday’s meeting.
Laila Pence is one of the most successful financial planners in the United States, with more than 40 years of experience, as well as an interest in investing in cash flow, which has earned her a distinguished competence in the field of wealth management.
Pence and her husband manage their own institution, Pence Wealth Management, located in Newport Beach, California.
Aya Omar, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Haya Karima Foundation, stressed that the foundation welcomes to cooperation with Laila Pence. “We are keen to cooperation with various state institutions and civil society organizations,” Omar said.
During the meeting, members of Haya Karima Foundation reviewed the plans and projects implemented since the launch of the initiative “Haya Karima”, in addition to efforts exerted to achieve economic development in countryside, as well as raising efficiency of drinking water and sanitation services in poor areas.
About Laila Pence:
Her family fled Egypt in the wake of the Six-Day War in the late 1960s, when she was just 12, and she’s been hustling ever since. Today she manages more than $1.5 billion for wealth clients out of the Newport Beach, Calif. offices of Pence Wealth Management, the firm she launched in 1980.
About Haya Karima
In 2020, Haya Karima or “Decent Life” was announced as a non-profit organization to implement the objectives of the initiative. A cooperation between three main ministries: Local Development, Social Solidarity and Planning, in addition to the participation of 16 civil society institutions.
The initiative has provided financial support to the most needy citizens, as well as services including medical, residential and job opportunities.
A study by the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies has revealed how the social initiative “Haya Karima” has changed the livelihoods in the Egyptian villages.
The study said that there was 75 percent of the villages in Egypt suffer apparent shortage in some development sectors, services and facilities such as clean water networks, sanitation and gas, electricity, schools and hospitals.
The study has confirmed that “Haya Karima” has worked to improve the standard of living and provide job opportunities in small and medium enterprises for the poor in the most needy areas.
The second phase of the Haya Karima initiative will target 4,670 villages in the coming two years.