Waséyabek Development Company, LLC (WDC) is proud to announce the hiring of Rabih Jamal, CTP as the firm’s new Chief Operating Officer. Jamal comes to WDC from DWH, where he served as Managing Partner for six years. WDC acquired DWH in 2018.
“We are thrilled Rabih has accepted the position of COO with WDC,” said Deidra Mitchell, President & CEO of Waséyabek Development Company, LLC. “WDC has been experiencing rapid growth since 2016, and the COO position is critical to help unify and improve our operations, systems, messaging, and accountability.”
Jamal has more than ten years of experience in business leadership and management. He earned an MBA from Grand Valley State University and a B.S. in Engineering from The University of Michigan. Jamal currently holds a Certified Turnaround Professional designation, a certification in which individuals must meet stringent standards of education, experience, and professional conduct. After graduation from The University of Michigan, 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, 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.
Rabih is currently involved with GVSU’s Seidman School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board, the Association for Corporate Growth Board, and is on Spectrum Health’s Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation Board.