In the Community Reva Azeez Forbes Top Financial Security Professionals 2022 Forbes has ranked the top professionals in the financial services industry in their annual list of Top Financial Security Professionals 2022. This year’s list includes an overall ranking of the best financial security professionals across the country, as well as the top candidates in each state. Reva is ranked #8 out of 100, and #4 Best-in-State, nationally. Read more Forbes Top Financial Security Professionals 2021 This inaugural group of distinguished specialists manage client policies in excess of $24 billion. Reva is ranked #50 out of 250 nationally, and manages close to $1 billion to date. Industry executives and peers nominated 32,325 Advisors. But there is much more to rankings. Forbes look for individuals who are best prepared to engage in more meaningful conversations about life and “if they are a role model we would recommend to the world.” Learn more Fortune & Forbes – Leading Women In Business: Houston Reva Zhao Azeez couldn’t speak English when she arrived alone in the U.S. as a foreign student at just 15 years old. Nevertheless, she tackled the opportunities of her new life with tireless gumption. While working three jobs to put herself through university in Houston, a restaurant customer offered her a shadowing opportunity at his financial services firm. A one-day observation turned into a part-time job, which equipped Reva to launch her own financial advisory practice at age 24. Read more Banks, Creditors, and More Are Offering Leniency for Those Affected By Coronavirus—Here’s What You Need to Know “One of the first things to keep in mind with COVID-19 is the fact that it isn’t state, regional, or national,” says Reva Azeez, CFBS, financial advisor with MassMutual Greater Houston and managing partner with ROA Partners. “It’s global. Companies are very well aware of the issues relating to the virus and, as a result, the financial impact to their customers.” Read more Houston Business Journal - 40 under 40 Class of 2016 Honoring the best and brightest in the business community under the age of 40, this award recognizes 40 Houston area individuals based on their professional accomplishments, community involvement, philanthropic efforts and other exemplary qualities. A staple in the community, Reva’s dedication and commitment to excellence makes her one of the most successful business owners in the Greater Houston area. Houston Business Journal - 2017 Women Who Mean Business Honoree This prestigious award honors Houston’s most outstanding business owners and non-profit leaders. The criteria for selection includes career achievement, contribution to company and city success, community involvement and leadership. A natural born leader, Reva has excelled as one of the leading female financial professionals in a male-dominated industry. Bauer Alumni talks Financial Literacy at Symposium Reva Zhao Azeez participated in the C.T. Bauer College of Business panel discussion about Careers in Finance and Financial Planning. Recent Alumna Leads Finance Industry, Gives Back to UH Bauer by Mentoring Students As an alumna of UH Bauer, Reva is committed to giving back. After graduating in 2007 with a bachelor of business administration degree in both finance and marketing, she stayed connected with the college by volunteering to mentor students and participating in fundraising efforts. Wolf Center of Entrepreneurship Mentor Reva supported Bauer students as a mentor in the program created to develop and broaden a student’s personal growth, hone in on their personal brand and support the skills and perspective of the business process by engaging them in rewarding relationships with active entrepreneurs. Alumni Association Holds Golf Tournament to Raise Scholarship Funds Reva participated in the 2009 Golf Tournament Learn more HBJ names 40 Under 40 honorees of 2018 - Judge Reva had the honor of serving as a judge in the 2018 40 under 40 selection process. Learn more Genesis Loera 2013 Emerging Leader Graduate – Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Launched in 2012, the Emerging Leaders Institute is a professional development program that identifies and empowers young leaders. Since it established in 2010, the Emerging Leaders Institute has graduated nearly 200 young leaders across a range of industries and professional backgrounds. Wolf Center for Entrepreneurship Mentor Genesis supported Bauer students as a mentor in the program created to develop and broaden a student’s personal growth, hone in on their personal brand and support the skills and perspective of the business process by engaging them in rewarding relationships with active entrepreneurs. Omar Azeez Wolf Center for Entrepreneurship Mentor Omar supported Bauer students as a mentor in the program created to develop and broaden a student’s personal growth, hone in on their personal brand and support the skills and perspective of the business process by engaging them in rewarding relationships with active entrepreneurs.