Mohammad A. Jallaq


Mohammad A. Jallaq grew up watching his father thrive and achieve greatness as a business owner. This naturally influenced his vocational path. In 1983, he achieved an Associate of Arts in business marketing and travel tourism from Bliss College, before going on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in business and economics in 1986 from Ohio State University. His academic pursuits also include studying computer programming at Franklin University.

Following in his father’s footsteps, Mr. Jallaq has spent the last three decades achieving entrepreneurial success, serving as an owner and manager of numerous successful companies. His outstanding career has seen him own Ohio Management and Consulting Services and a restaurant in Denver, Colorado. He has also been the manager of two dental offices, and has been involved in developing real estate properties and corporations, such as Jerusalem Inc., Westside Auto Group LLC and R.H.W. Inc.

Having immigrated to the United States in 1978, Mr. Jallaq serves the Palestinian and Jordanian people in his community, as a recognized notary and document certifier for the State of Palestine. With this role, his tasks range from translating state-certified documents and acting as power of attorney, to facilitating passport issuance. In 2017, he was awarded Man of the Year for the State of Palestine – a recognition he is extremely proud of.

Mr. Jallaq is a member of the Federalist Society, where he spends time serving as the founder and president of the Prince Al Hussein Ben Abdallah II Cultural Club, president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and vice president of the Arab Americans of Central Ohio. Additionally, Mr. Jallaq has had associations with the Arab American Institute, House Majority Trust’s President’s Dinner, and National Republican Congressional Committee.

Mr. Jallaq is a devoted member of UNICEF and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Throughout the course of his career, he has also offered his services to the Business Advisory Council in Washington D.C. and the Ohio Medical Center.

For his contributions to the field, Mr. Jallaq has been commended many times, receiving the Certificate of Achievement from the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Wall Street Businessman of the Year Award in 2006, the Republican Gold Medal Award in 2003 and the Community Service Award in 2006. Additionally, he received an NRCC Congressional Medal of Distinction in 2008 and was recognized by Marquis Who’s Who as an emerging leader for their achievements and contributions in the field of business management.

Reflecting on his numerous accolades, Mr. Jallaq is most proud of receiving awards for his occupational contributions, for establishing many thriving businesses and for attaining financial stability. Throughout his prolific career, Mr. Jallaq has been motivated by the following quote: “Determination is the secret to success,” which is why he believes that his distinguished reputation and active participation in all city functions has contributed significantly to his success.

In his free time, Mr. Jallaq spends time with his wife Dr. Gehan Jallaq and his three children, Rami, Hazem, and Wesam. He enjoys traveling, flying planes, and exploring nature. In the future, Mr. Jallaq plans to keep working for as long as he can, continually progressing his career as an entrepreneur.