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Jameel Aalim-Johnson, Member

Jameel Aalim-Johnson is a Vice President in the Government Relations Office of global exchange operator Nasdaq. He has been with the company since January 2008. The Office of Government Relations interacts with the U.S. Congress, Treasury, the SEC and other federal agencies in order to communicate the policy concerns of Nasdaq.   He is also responsible for Nasdaq government relations with several state delegations where Nasdaq has a significant presence including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California and Maryland. Jameel provides support to the Nasdaq Market Technology group by garnering advocacy for international sales through interaction with the U.S. government and the appropriate foreign embassies. He is a former co-lead of the Global Link of Black Employees and the Diversity Steering Committee. Jameel is a member of the Board of Directors of the Nasdaq Foundation.


Before coming to Nasdaq, Jameel served as Chief of Staff for U.S. Congressman Gregory W. Meeks who is currently the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee and a senior member of the Financial Services Committee.   He is a former President of the bipartisan House Chiefs of Staff Association and a founder and former President of the Congressional Muslim Staffers Association. Prior to coming to Washington, Jameel was the Executive Director of the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation, a multi-faceted, non-profit community development organization. He is currently the President of the Prince George’s County Muslim Council, a civic-political organization in Maryland.


He holds an MBA in International Finance from St. John’s University, a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Essentials from Harvard Business School Online.

Jameel Aalim





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