Rasheed Muhammad - Fundraising Chair
Muhammad is a Managing Director and Senior Vice President for SunTrust Private Wealth Management Sports
& Entertainment Specialty Group in Los Angeles, California. He has over
20 years of experience working with high net worth individuals in the sports,
music, and film industries. As part of the Sports & Entertainment Specialty
Group, Mr. Muhammad’s focus is advising on the development and implementation
of long-term wealth building strategies. He works with a team of experts whose
sole focus is to bring comprehensive and highly customized business and
personal financial solutions to successful, musicians, athletes, celebrities,
their businesses and industry leaders nationwide. Following a
disciplined process of assessing a client’s financial situation, determining
risk tolerance, forming and executing an appropriate investment plan, and
regular portfolio rebalancing in order to obtain measurable results; Mr.
Muhammad also consults on risk management, retirement planning, estate
planning, and other critical financial strategies.
Mr. Muhammad is
currently a voting member of the Atlanta Chapter of The Recording Academy, serving as Vice President for one year and
on the Board of Governors for four years. He is also the 2014 recipient of The University of South Carolina’s College
of Hospitality Retail & Sports Administration Distinguished Alumni Award.
Rasheed is also a 2013 recipient of The
Legendary Award, an honor shared with such notables as legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, and media
mogul/philanthropist Ted Turner.
Rasheed also serves on the Entertainment Advisory Board for the Atlanta Best
Cellars Gala to benefit the TJ Martell
Foundation. Mr. Muhammad, having a son with juvenile TYPE-1 diabetes, is
also an avid supporter of programs which provide support for diabetes
maintenance, management, and control.
A native of Camden,
NJ, Mr. Muhammad is a graduate of The
University of South Carolina where he also served post graduate on the
advisory board for the College of Hospitality, Retail, & Sports Management.
He is also a graduate of Leadership Music’s Class of 2010.
resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Regina, and enjoys golf, traveling,
and spending time with Hemi & Lupe, their amazing Chihuahuas.