Our Team

NMLS ID #184810

As SVP and Head of National Islamic Finance at Devon Bank, Junaid Iqbal brings two decades of career experience in Islamic Banking, Investments, and Advisory in the US. He has diverse industry knowledge between all the major Islamic providers and has been a keen partner and supporter of community organizations and initiatives across the nation. He also holds the prestigious ‘Certified Islamic Finance Executive’ qualification from Ethica Institute.

NMLS ID #322237

Ali Khurrum comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience of over 20 years in all areas of finance and mortgage. With tremendous success in residential and commercial financing, risk management, credit analysis, niche finance products and more, Ali believes in maximizing potential by creating a team environment based on the importance of human capital. His passion for Islamic Finance along with serving the community coupled with his extensive accomplishments & national experience make him an exceptional leader.


NMLS ID #806661

Nazir Gurukambal has been in the banking industry for over 30 years. He has worked closely with Devon Bank’s corporate counsel and the Shariah Board in implementing Murabaha financing in over 36 U.S. states. As Senior Vice President of Islamic Financing he acquires vast knowledge in the industry while mainting compliance in Islamic law. He has been the driving source to the growth of Islamic Financing here at Devon Bank and has successfully developed relationships to retain business over the long-term.

NMLS ID #1169263

Mr. Farooq has represented the largest Islamic Mutual Fund Family in the world, the Amana Mutual Funds. With his wide knowledge of Islamic Finance, he now serves as Vice President in Islamic Home Financing for Devon Bank in Southern California. Whether you are looking to buy your first home, a second home or an investment property, Mr. Farooq can provide financing following Islamic guidelines, FHA, and VA for single family, townhouse, condominium; up to 4 unit properties.  In addition to having an expertise in Islamic Finance, Mr. Farooq also carries extensive knowledge and experience in financial planning, wealth management, and retirement services.

Mr. Farooq first started his career in Wealth Management with Merrill Lynch after earning a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 2004. He started as an intern then worked his way up to help manage $250 million as a Financial Advisor with one of the top teams in the Illinois complex. Mr. Farooq takes pleasure in serving as an active member of various social, community based, and investment organizations across the U.S. He is a lifetime Chicagoan and an avid sports fan. He also enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and experiencing the cultures across the globe.

NMLS ID #2037391

Abdur Rehman Badat comes to Devon Bank from the non-profit sector where he served both Islamic and secular non-profit and community organizations. His expertise ranges in various capacities including, but not limited to; fund/business development, program development/management, and disaster response and recovery. This allowed him to gain insight and understanding into the needs of the Muslim community in the USA. With this insight, he decided it was time to make a strategic move into the financial services industry where he could use his knowledge and expertise to help clients purchase their first or second home, purchase investment properties, or refinance existing contracts in an ethical and Islamic manner. Abdur Rehman has a proven track record of creating and maintaining effective relationships with clients and stakeholders, as well as providing solutions through analytical problem solving. He is a native Houstonian who enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and volunteering his time and expertise with community organizations.

NMLS ID #1724906

Hina joins Devon Bank’s Residential Finance Division as Area Manager with several years of experience in home financing, management, and leading sales teams along with delivering the best client experience. Hina was recently a Branch Manager at Movement Mortgage and prior to that she excelled at UIF in various managerial roles and at PNC Bank. Hina is very knowledgeable about home financing and passionate about helping her clients achieve their American dream and being a part of their stories.

She best describes herself as a “momager to three boys and two cats.” Hina has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. When Hina isn’t busy working, she loves to travel, meet new people and explore new cuisines.

NMLS ID #1070443

Abdihakim Ali is an expert in Islamic Home Finance and has been in banking over 8 years. He previously worked at Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and Guidance Residential and now provides ethical and Islamic solutions for home lending with Devon Bank. As an Islamic home finance originator at Devon Bank, Mr. Ali can provide residential finance products for Islamic Finance single family, townhouse, condominium; up to 4-unit properties. In addition to having an expertise in Islamic Finance, Mr. Ali also carries extensive knowledge and experience in Real Estate where he built a team of top producers. Mr. Ali first started his career as a teller at Wells Fargo and worked his way up to Business Banker. He saw a need for the Muslim community to become homeowners the halal way then dedicated his life to Islamic Financing. Mr. Ali takes pleasure in serving others and is an active member of various communities across the country. He also enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, working out and experiencing different cultures.

NMLS ID #2004063

Linda Elmoustaquim has worked with Fortune 500 companies like Comcast and Time Warner establishing customers’ trust in assisting them in supplying the tools in technical assistance and product selection.  Linda also worked in the oil, gas, and energy markets.  She has a proven track record of finding the resolutions that would accommodate all parties. Linda has the experience and commitment to help our Islamic Community grow financially and become a better place for the future generations to live, work, and play.

NMLS ID #1557147

Atif A Hassan is a very successful and highly motivated team member with extensive hands-on experience in banking, management, and lending, both internationally and in the U.S. Mr. Hassan’s international perspective and educational background include respected programs in Egypt, United States and United Kingdom. Atif has effectively managed many business units in banking across the globe and currently serves the Southern California area as a Finance Consultant for Devon Bank. Atif can provide residential lending solutions in over 24 states for Islamic, FHA, and VA products for 1 to 4 unit homes. Atif is very passionate about helping first time home buyers along with helping clients save money by refinancing their existing homes. With over 40 years of banking and finance experience, Atif is an expert in identifying the needs of his clients and tailoring the right solution for them in helping them achieve their goals whether that’s a first time mortgage, a refinance or an investment property. His specialty also lies in consulting with his clients on credit repairs and how they can be financially ready for the biggest investment of their life. Atif enjoys meeting new people and loves to spend time with his family and friends. A swimmer, family man, team builder, a cooperative and friendly professional who is always ready to help others!

NMLS ID #1748904

As a Southern California native, Syed has seen the real estate and finance markets change and evolve countless times. By recognizing the market trends Syed has been able to help guide his clients buy their first home, first investment property, or fifth. Syed has been able to implement modern strategies to be able to help his clients receive the highest level of care. Recognizing these trends and market changes have allowed Syed to help his clients buy properties all over Southern California as well as ensure smooth transition when clients move out of state.

NMLS ID #2341552

Bilal studied Business Management and Finance at Kent State University in Ohio. With nearly multiple decades of experience in client success & service, Bilal is ecstatic about joining Devon Bank and assisting Muslims in achieving the dream of halal homeownership in a Shariah Compliant manner. Customer oriented, knowledgeable about all things real estate and home finance, and ardently passionate about serving the community with their home financing needs, Bilal will work on custom solutions for you. 

In his free time, you will find Bilal with his kids riding horses, 4 wheelers, swimming, working out, traveling or volunteering his time with community.

NMLS ID #1129844

Obayed joins Devon Bank with over two decades of banking and finance experience. He is greatly knowledgeable about all things real estate, investments, banking, mortgages, Islamic Finance, and more. In his most recent position, he served as an Area Manager at UIF and prior to that as an Investment Consultant at Wahed Investments. With his knowledge and experience coupled with his passion for serving the Muslim Community, Obayed looks forward to helping deliver the dream of halal home ownership. Obayed resides in Dallas with his wife and 6-month-old daughter. When he isn’t busy working, Obayed loves traveling, and his favorite spot is Bali, Indonesia. He hopes to continue his travel adventures once his baby girl is older, for now, he is enjoying parenthood!

NMLS ID #2457933

Bridging Dreams with Islamic Finance.

With nearly 15 years of remarkable expertise in the realms of Islamic Finance, I’m dedicated to shaping halal homeownership opportunities for the community. My journey in banking and insurance has equipped me with a deep understanding of Islamic Finance products like Murabaha, Muajjal, Ijara, Musharaka, and beyond.

Passionate about fostering financial empowerment, I’ve guided individuals toward acquiring their first homes and navigating property refinancing. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, I cherish quality time with my family and friends, alongside immersing myself in diverse cultures. An avid traveler, I find solace in exploring historical gems overseas.

Fluent in English, Bengali, Rohingya, and Spanish, my mission is to facilitate ethical homeownership, one step at a time. Join me in this meaningful journey!

NMLS ID #1807887

Zahid is passionate about helping people become homeowners in a Shariah Compliant manner. He is a problem solver at heart and seeks to provide custom financing solutions to meet their individual needs. With years of experience in Islamic Home Finance along with tremendous knowledge, whether you are a first-time homebuyer or seeking an investment property, Zahid will guide you seamlessly through the process. Zahid has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas (Austin) and resides in Houston with his wife. When he’s not working, you can find him behind the grill serving up delicious meats, traveling and hiking.

NMLS ID #1724690

Abdullah Omar Talukder studied Finance, Business Management, and Sociology at Midwestern State University. He has 10+ years of experience within conventional and Islamic mortgage practices. He has served as a credit underwriter, collateral underwriter, as well as loan processor. His career started out with Wells Fargo whilst being a small business owner of a convenience store and a very successful restaurant where he grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas. He is a current board member of his local masjid and oversees program management of the mosque. Abdullah is very passionate about teaching the community about best financial practices starting from a young age. As a credit repair specialist, he takes pride in assisting others in repairing credit so that they may be released from the negative consequences that are present with bad credit.  Abdullah currently resides in Sugar Land, Texas with his wife, Nimrah, and his newborn daughter. In his little spare time, he enjoys Formula One Racing and watching English Premier League (Soccer).

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