Naela Sharuk was born in Jordan and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the American University of Beirut and a Masters in Business Administration from American International College. Naela completed post-graduate work in Political Science at State University of New York at Albany. Naela was appointed as treasurer of the American University of Beirut Alumni Association’s Northeast Chapter where she was also an active member of the Social Committee. Naela currently works as a Mortgage Officer for Mortgage Master, Incorporated. Her hobbies include yoga and oil painting.