Samuel S. Fels Fund

 

Pari Hashemi, Chair

Pari Hashemi is a Financial Advisor, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorTM with a wealth management practice at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC in Philadelphia.

In addition to her leadership of the Fels Fund, she serves on the boards of Saved Me, Inc. Animal Shelter, POWER, Inc., and the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society where she co-founded the Preakness at the Piazza Event. Pari also founded and is the President of the Women’s Mastermind Cooperative and is active in her alumnae organization for the University of Pennsylvania.

Pari has been selected as a Five Star Wealth Manager for four consecutive years, one of the youngest 40 Under 40 Winners for Philadelphia Business Journal, SmartCEO Magazine’s Center of Influence & Top Wealth Manager, Forum of Executive Women’s Emerging Women Leader Award, NABCAP Premier Advisor, among other recognitions.

At the Fels Fund, she is leading the Investment Committee through a shift of the Fund’s endowment to socially responsible and mission-aligned investments.  Pari is committed to the mission of Fels and is particularly drawn to the Fund’s support of immigrants and refugees in Philadelphia.  Having extended family members from the Middle East, Pari understands the suffering that can be caused from ideas like the Muslim ban. Pari is committed to a world where everyone is treated with compassion and dignity.

Pari and her husband, Tyler, live in Center City, Philadelphia.

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”

— Albert Einstein

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