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Carmen Saad Hanna

Transworld Business Advisors of Houston

Since 2014, Carmen is a Senior Business Advisor at Transworld Business Advisors of Houston, which specializes in the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers & acquisitions, and franchise consulting.

Prior to relocating to Houston, Texas in 2012, Carmen was Managing Director at Endeavor, joining the organization in 2008 to establish and head up the organization's operations in Jordan. Endeavor is a leading global non-profit that selects, mentors and accelerates the growth of high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets. Under Carmen's 4-year leadership, 26 Endeavor Entrepreneurs representing 15 companies from various industries were selected to join the network from Jordan.

Prior to Endeavor, Carmen spent five years as Head of Corporate Finance at Capital Investments, the investment banking arm of Capital Bank of Jordan. While there, Carmen executed several transactions including mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings, private equity placements, and syndicated loan arrangements, both in Jordan and across the Middle East.

In addition to her Investment Banking experience, Carmen has 9 further years of experience in the finance field, including six in London with Standard & Poor's, where she worked as a financial analyst in the Insurance Ratings division.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Carmen holds an MBA in management from Imperial College Business School, London, where she specialized in corporate finance and customer-focused strategy, and a BSc (Eng) in computing science from Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London.

Carmen is a member of Class 16 and served her fellowship at Endeavor.