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Nayrouz Brewster

Is Director of Operations, a position she has held since the company’s inception in 2014. While having experience in the management of almost every aspect of Paramount Fine Foods USA, Nayrouz is primarily responsible for regulatory compliance with respect to franchising, establishing corporate standards and procedures as these relate to both the master brand as well as the various subbrands including Paramount on Wheels. Nayrouz serves as brand and operational liaison between Canadian and US headquarters and oversees the aggressive US growth to ensure brand consistency as Paramount Fine Foods expands into new markets.

Nayrouz is an integral part of the brand’s entry into the US and has overseen many areas of the business including setting up standards for the requirements of domestic and international food and beverage importation, sales and distribution, construction and permitting at a store level, design and brand implementation, US policies and procedures, staffing and human resources, the creation of a US corporate marketing plan, advertising, public relations and much more.

Through her hands-on approach, Nayrouz has had an involvement in virtually every area of bringing Paramount Fine Foods into the US and possesses a wealth of knowledge on every area from store level operations to the strategic growth plan of the brand and the many aspects of each as they interconnect.

Prior to launching Paramount Fine Foods into the US, she was Operations Manager of Blue Sky Limo, an executive chauffeur service based in Venice, Florida from 2010 to 2014. Nayrouz’s ability to multi-task in a fast moving environment and decisive management style helped to expand the transportation company and prepare it to be sold on. Her dynamic personality and keen eye for detail comprise an important part of the foundation upon which Paramount Fine Foods’ US expansion is based.

Mahmoud “Mood” El Awadi

Mahmoud is a Vice President, portfolio Manager, Team Leader and Senior Finacial Advisor at Merrill Lynch and currently holds his series 9, 10, 6, 7, 66 and 2-14. 

Committed to collaboration, Mahmoud has served in many different banking positions that have given him extensive experience in banking, lending and investments. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in accounting and fiance he has dedicated many years of experience in fiance. By serving roles in different aspects of the financial world, Mahmoud personally provides his clients with a comprehensive approach to managing their finances.

Since 2005 Mahmoud has grown his career in the financial service industry. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he was the Vice President, Resident Manager, Portfolio Manager and a Senior Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley. He was also the 2nd top FA for two years and a Vice president at Morgan keegan, a subsidiary of Regions bank. During his career with Regions Bank, he became the top Branch Manager throughout 19 different states.

Mahmoud ElAwadi is very active and involved with several nonprofit organizations in Orlando, Florida. He is a firm believer in giving back and spending quality time within the community, Mahmoud is a dedicated board member of the Arab-American Community Center where he has the opportunity to give back to his local community.

Mahmoud is a proud resident of the beautiful  city Orlando where he is raising his family of 2 children, his son Mohamed who is 13 and his daughter Habiba who is 3 years along with his wife Marim ElAwadi, He enjoys Traveling, Deep sea fishing, Hunting Reading and for sure you will catch him at Orlando City game.