Afghan Biographies

Azami, Yama

Name Azami, Yama
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade President of Washington Mortgage Group
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:

Yama Azami has been the Treasurer of the Afghan America Chamber of Commerce for the past six years. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and migrated to the United States with his family in 1983. He attended the University of Texas graduating in 1993. In 1996, he relocated to the Washington D.C. area. He continued his business profession as well as his organizational professions with Afghan Student Association, serving as vice president for one year and president from 1998-1999. In this role, he was very involved in community activities as well as raising funds to help the women and children in Afghanistan, sending significant amounts of monetary aid to help provide clothing, food, health care supplies and all items of necessity for the poverty stricken and helpless individuals of Afghanistan. During this time, he was building his professional experience and prospering in the mortgage industry.

He is the President of Washington Mortgage Group, which provides residential and commercial financing for the Washington DC metro area. He has been in the mortgage industry since 1999. His company has built up an impeccable track record for the service they provide to their clients. While he has been continuing his business profession, he has also been a member of the Afghan American Chamber of Commerce and is currently on the board of directors and has been serving as the Treasurer since 2008. Even though he devotes a great deal of time to his professional and organizational commitments, he still makes time for his personal commitments.

He currently resides in Fairfax Station, Virginia with his wife Fara and three children, Neela, Neda and Layla.


Last Modified 2015-01-16
Established 2015-01-16