Maher Salhani

Maher has spent over 20 years working with and for marginalized communities both locally and globally. Having been born in war torn Beirut Lebanon, he’s had quite a journey as an immigrant and refugee that’s beautifully shaped the way he perceives the world today.

He spent almost a decade on the streets of North Philly working together with leaders and nonprofits that were truly passionate about addressing systematic poverty in their neighborhoods. As a result, a stronger community came together to improve the quality of life through education and community development projects.

As an Outreach pastor at Mariners Church in Orange County, CA he built a department that stood for efficiency and systematic impact. You normally hear him throwing out the phrase, “Why add, when you can multiply?” Having worked in collaboration with dozens of non-profit organizations locally and around the world, his passion is to see leaders and organizations thrive strategically to serve those on the margins with the upmost dignity and excellence.

At the beginning of 2020, he moved back to Philadelphia with his wife Jen and 3 kids (Aliya, Isaiah, Kaden) to become a co-owner of their family car dealership business and strategically help transition his father into retirement.

Having come from a family of Mercedes-Benz master technicians, Maher has a Master Mechanic degree from BMW and is currently working on a Masters of Religion degree at Cairn University.