BUILDING OUR COMMUNITY
•CAPBuilder Min – Marc Parham
•Just The Facts with John Moye, Political Prospective about important issues.
•Business Spotlight – Waleed Shamsid-deen, Owner Supreme Foods Worldwide
Waleed Shamsid-Deen is President & CEO of Supreme Foods Worldwide a family-owned franchise corporation with 11 locations in Metro-Atlanta, Georgia including Supreme Fish Delight and Supreme Burger. In the past decade, Waleed has raised millions for startup ventures and non-profit organizations nationwide. Additionally, he has served as a consultant for Athletes, Entertainers, Entrepreneurs and Producers; managing and protecting their personal business and philanthropic interest. Waleed is also founder of Supreme Family Foundation., Celebrating 25 years in the community.
Waleed has authored a book, Excellence at a Minimum: The Plight of an Entrepreneur. An avid traveler, Waleed has led academic and business delegations throughout several countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Waleed has received the prestigious Businessman of the Year Award, the Service above Self Award, the Rising Star Award, the Champion Award and the Young Adult of the Year Award. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Business Economics from Florida A & M University and an Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Walden University. A native of Brooklyn, NY, Waleed is married to Quiana and has six children; Lawrence, Safiyah, Siraj, Micah, Aya and the late Nya.
•Building our Community – Quiana Shamsid-Deen, Executive Director Supreme Family Foundation •Advice for Entrepreneurs
Quiana M. Shamsid-Deen is the Executive Director of Supreme Family Foundation (SFF). SFF is the family non-profit 501(c)(3)organization whose mission is to educate, empower, and engage seniors and youth in the Metro Atlanta community. The foundation’s primary focus is food security amongst youth and seniors. Additionally, the foundation supports economic inequality, financial literacy and cultural exposure for youth and young adults. With over 12 years of social services experience, Quiana has supported youth and families through various programs and organizations. Quiana has worked in social work through the school district, Juvenile Court as a program administrator, in Foster care as an adoption specialist and child protective services for the state of Georgia.
Quiana now embarks on walking in her overall purpose as a social entrepreneur. She is part owner of Supreme Foods Worldwide which houses several entities such as Supreme Burger; a gourmet halal burger franchise, Supreme Meal Services; a meal delivery service that distributes meals to youth and seniors, and the family foundation Supreme Family Foundation. Her mission is to grow a business that is intentional about community and global impact.
Quiana is currently pursuing her Doctor of Social Work from the University of Southern California, where she is focused on an innovative solution to address closing the capital gap between black-owned businesses and white-owned businesses as a path to addressing the racial wealth gap.
With Jamaican Heritage, Quiana originates from Queens NY and Danbury Ct. However, she currently resides in Atlanta GA with her husband; Waleed Shamsid-Deen, 3 bonus children; Na’im, Layla and Siraj and 2 children Micah and Aya. She also is the mother of Nya Iman Shamsid-Deen, her baby girl who obtained her wings in 2017.