About the Founder

“Education is the one sure way to secure a better future for our children.”

The Founder and President of AAEF, Anoushavan Abrahamian, has been active since 1977 as a real estate developer for numerous retail, mixed-use and residential real estate projects.

Since the inception of the organization in 2004, Ofik Abrahamian, his loving wife for over 30 years and mother of three, has been functioning as the Vice President in full support of the Founder.

Mr. Abrahamian has been involved as an organizer in the formation and operation of several San Fernando Valley Business Improvement Districts (BID), including the Tarzana Improvement Association and Northridge Oasis BID. Additionally, while serving on the Coordinating Council of the San Fernando Valley Economic Alliance, he was involved in the coordination of more than twenty BID’s throughout the San Fernando Valley.

As a leader in the community, he was also active in forming and operating several Armenian and community organizations. He was the recipient of many prestigious awards for his contributions and accomplishments. Among these was the Beautification Award for Royal Plaza Shopping Center from the San Fernando Valley United Chamber of Commerce in 1999.

In 2002, he was named “Business Man of the Year” by the San Fernando Valley United Chamber of Commerce.