Chapter Board

Gaby Lahoud, MBA, CFA, CMA, PMP

President

Gaby is the founder & CEO of Serenity Advisors, a strategic and financial advisory firm as well as the founder and managing partner of G.L. Real Estate. Enjoys 10+ years of experience working in the fields of finance, accounting, education, and public speaking across multiple industries catering for international and regional markets.

Gaby is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), holds a bachelor degree in Business Accounting (BS), a masters in Banking & Finance (MBA), along with other certifications.

Held multiple positions in regional & multinational organizations & reached the position of CFO, a professional & academic instructor in multiple professional institutions and academic universities teaching CMA, CFA, FP&A, Investment, financial management, etc., and provide in-house training.

 

Christy Cattouf, CMA, CPA (LACPA)

Treasurer

Christy Cattouf received her Bachelor and Masters degree in Business and Management from Saint-Joseph University in Beirut.  She is a Lebanese Certified Public Accountant licensed from the Lebanese Association of Public accountants in Lebanon (LACPA). She is currently the financial controller of Logicom Middle East, a distribution company of Information technology and services located in Beirut, for more than two years. She is responsible for the Accounting and Finance department as well as the Credit control department.

Christy spent ten years at Ferzli Audit and Associates auditing service companies, and commercial as well as industrial companies.  She was Performing Tax services, leading financial audit assignments and reporting according to international standards.

 

Naoum Mhanna, MBA, CMA

Secretary

Naoum received his Bachelor and Masters degree in Business Management with emphasis in finance from Notre Dame University in Beirut.  He is currently the Business Unit Controller of L’Oréal Levant, the world leader in cosmetics industry. He is responsible for the Controlling department and member of the management committee.

Naoum developed his experience over more than 11 years of financial analysis and business control in a multinational environment. He worked in accounting and financial analysis before being the Controlling Manager of Tetra Pak Middle East.

 

Rami Attallah, CMA, MS

Membership VP