Reza Jahangiri is the founder and chief executive officer of AAG, the nation’s leader in reverse mortgage lending, and an Orange County, California, Top Workplace since 2013. He co-chairs the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association’s Board of Directors; chairs the strategic planning efforts for Gen Next, a network of leaders focused on tackling the greatest generational challenges of our time; and serves as chairman of the board for Willow International, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating human trafficking in Uganda.
He received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award in the financial services category in Orange County, as well as the OCBJ 2019 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award.
Prior to founding AAG, Jahangiri was president and CEO of several healthcare service companies focused on imaging for the early detection of heart disease and cancer. Jahangiri earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Irvine, and currently serves on the UCI Chief Executive Roundtable. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.