Rabih Jamal – Chief Operating Officer

Rabih Jamal brings more than 15 years of experience in business leadership and management to the Chief Operating Officer’s role for Waséyabek Development Company, LLC. He earned an MBA from Grand Valley State University and a B.S. in Engineering from The University of Michigan. After graduation from The University of Michigan, Mr. Jamal worked as an engineer for a tier-one automotive supplier for two years before pursuing his entrepreneurial interests through the purchase of a distressed business, which he successfully turned around, and which he continues to own.

Throughout his tenure at DWH, Mr. Jamal focused on business consulting, including managing client turnarounds, wind-downs and exits, strategic and tactical planning, debt and capital restructuring, and succession/transition planning. He served in advisory as well as interim management roles, where he assumed responsibility for day-to-day leadership and management challenges.

Mr. Jamal leads the operational and financial responsibilities of managing a sovereign fund at WDC. He helps lead and oversee the activities of a diversified portfolio of investment real estate, conventional commercial operating businesses, and companies operating in the Federal sector. In his role, Mr. Jamal works closely with other WDC team members and subsidiary leadership to achieve the objective of diversifying NHBP’s economy and achieving a future of economic self-sufficiency and long-term sustainability for the tribe’s membership for seven generations.

Mr. Jamal is currently involved with GVSU’s Seidman School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board, is on Spectrum Health’s Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation Board, and is involved in the Association for Corporate Growth.

Rabih Jamal brings more than 15 years of experience in business leadership and management to the Chief Operating Officer’s role for Waséyabek Development Company, LLC. He earned an MBA from Grand Valley State University and a B.S. in Engineering from The University of Michigan. After graduation from The University of Michigan, Mr. Jamal worked as an engineer for a tier-one automotive supplier for two years before pursuing his entrepreneurial interests through the purchase of a distressed business, which he successfully turned around, and which he continues to own.

Throughout his tenure at DWH, Mr. Jamal focused on business consulting, including managing client turnarounds, wind-downs and exits, strategic and tactical planning, debt and capital restructuring, and succession/transition planning. He served in advisory as well as interim management roles, where he assumed responsibility for day-to-day leadership and management challenges.

Mr. Jamal leads the operational and financial responsibilities of managing a sovereign fund at WDC. He helps lead and oversee the activities of a diversified portfolio of investment real estate, conventional commercial operating businesses, and companies operating in the Federal sector. In his role, Mr. Jamal works closely with other WDC team members and subsidiary leadership to achieve the objective of diversifying NHBP’s economy and achieving a future of economic self-sufficiency and long-term sustainability for the tribe’s membership for seven generations.

Mr. Jamal is currently involved with GVSU’s Seidman School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board, is on Spectrum Health’s Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation Board, and is involved in the Association for Corporate Growth.