Board of Directors

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Sahar Irwin - President

She has a bachelor degree in Applied Math from Azad University in Tehran. She was a member of Ohio Association of Realtors. Later she obtained her certification as a Strategic Intervention. After gaining experience as a top coach for Robbins Research International company, she established her own business as a results coach and public speaker. Sahar is an active member of the prestigious public speaking club, Downtown Toastmasters in Orlando. She and her 9 year old son Kourosh, have joined the IACC community since their move to Orlando 3.5 years ago.


Narggess Albekord – Vice-President

Bio coming soon.

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Asghar Akbarzadeh - Treasurer

He received a BA and a Master in Physical Education from the University of Northern Iowa. Before coming to the United States he worked for The Petrochemical Company in Iran. Since coming to the US, he works with his brother at Mario's Pizza. He is looking forward working with IACC.

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Pooyan Balouchian - Networking Chair

He is working towards his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Central Florida with focus on Natural Language Processing branch of Artificial Intelligence. He is a Lead Software Engineer at for 4 years now. He is the founder and CEO of MaPoo Solutions LLC, a technology company founded in 2012 in Orlando, FL, contracting large scale commercial software projects nationwide.

Parisa Shafiee Smith

Parisa Shafiee Smith – Legislative Committee Chair

She has been a Seminole County resident for the last 27 years. She holds degrees both in Engineering (UCF) and Law (Barry University). Ms. Shafiee Smith is a partner at Law Offices of Smith&Kurbatova which provides general legal services while concentrating mainly on Immigration, Criminal Defense, Social Security Disability and Family Law areas. She joined IACC in 2015. Currently she is serving IACC board as Legislative Chair.

Abbas Aghajan

Abbas Aghajan – Member at Large

He is current Member at Large of the IACC Board of Directors. Active in IACC since 2008. He works in the heating and air-conditioning profession in Orlando.

Mitra Yousefi

Mitra Yousefi – Member at Large

She has been living and working in Central Florida for the past 20 years and was responsible for customer service, merchandising, operational directing, hiring, training, and managing over 100 employees at Marshal's Dept. Store. She is currently Manger at make up counter at Dillard's Dept. Store in Altamonte Springs. She has two daughters, who are in college (UCF). Active in IACC since 2014. Currently she is serving IACC as Member at Large.



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