Vivian Khalaf Named Vice President of ABPA January 7, 2021 IJD Founding Partner of Khalaf & Abuzir, LLC., Vivian Khalaf has been named Vice President of the Arab-American Business & Professional Association Nationally recognized for her activism and civic engagement, Vivian has served on the ABPA Board of Directors since 2010. Khalaf expressed her deep appreciation in taking on the new role sating, “being named as the Vice President of the Arab-American Business and Professional Association (ABPA) is both an honor as well as a privilege. I look forward to stepping into this position with a profound sense of purpose and direction. I am proud to serve alongside the current members of the board in the years to come. Universal principals put in place by those who established and led AABPA from its inception, have guided the way for the future leadership to succeed. We have benefitted from their experiences and for that we are extremely grateful.” Along with the Board of Directors, Vivian will work toward engaging small business owners, establish lasting partnerships, and continue to advance Arab-American businesses and professionals in Illinois. Founded in 1991, The Arab-American Business & Professional Association is an organization that serves to empower Arab-American Business and Professionals. Through it’s various programs and networking initiatives, the Association provides networking opportunities, and advocates for small businesses to enhance economic growth for the Arab-American community on a statewide level.