Stories written by Tariq Bokhari
Tariq Bokhari has worked over the past decade to become one of the youngest and most respected Vice President’s within 3 of the largest financial institutions in the world, where he has designed risk mgmt programs and managed the risk portfolios of institutions exceeding $1.2 trillion in assets during one of the most tumultuous financial markets in history. He is also a Certified Business Continuity Professional, and has worked to design how his institution recovers from business interruptions such as terrorist attacks and natural disasters. In his passion for community outreach, Tariq has served on the Charlotte Business Advisory Committee, the Charlotte Community Relations Committee, and the Charlotte Privatization and Competition Advisory Committee. Tariq also works as an advocate for the Greater Enrichment Program (an after-school program for at-risk CMS students), and served as a founding member of NSC (Neighbors for a Safer Charlotte). Tariq has been dedicated to challenging young professionals in Charlotte to become informed and involved in their city through his roles as a founding member and steering committee member of Engage Charlotte within the Chamber of Commerce, and was inducted by the Charlotte Business Journal into the 2010 Forty Under Forty class. He is the founder and president of StrengthenCharlotte, and has been dedicated to impacting the broader region of the Carolinas in a positive way through his service on the board of directors of the North Carolina Heroes Fund as treasurer, supporting NC Armed Forces men and women enduring financial hardships

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“I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever, in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else, where I was capable of thinking for myself. Such an addiction is the last degradation of a free and moral agent. If I could not go to […]

July 22, 2011 | Posted in Tariq Bokhari | Read More »

StrengthenCharlotte Publishes First Formal Opinion

Today, StrengthenCharlotte released its formal opinion on the Streetcar project undertaken by the Charlotte City Council. The group, a nonpartisan advocate, held its kickoff meeting on January 13 at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille. “This is a ‘what we’ve been doing’ statement from StrengthenCharlotte to the public at large” said President and Founder Tariq Scott Bokhari. “We […]

March 3, 2010 | Posted in Strengthen Charlotte | Read More »

Strengthen Charlotte

StrengthenCharlotte is a group for those tired of divisive, partisan politics and just wanting to make a positive impact on a city they care about by throwing all the old stereotypes out the window and starting over with the simplicity of only a local focus, a foundation of age-old shared principles, and a new approach […]

February 23, 2010 | Posted in Strengthen Charlotte | Read More »

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