Founding Committee


Family Members


Johnny Rebeiz (Co-founder)

Johnny is Remy's father. He graduated from International College and then joined AUB. He graduated with a Masters degree in Economics. Johnny worked at the UN ESCWA and at 3M Middle East before opening his own company: Compumar


Sylvia Elias Rebeiz (Co-founder)

Sylvia is Remy's mother. She graduated from the American University of Beirut with a BA in Economics and Statistics and an MBA. Sylvia worked at the UN ESCWA and since 1988 she has been teaching Economics at both the Lebanese American University and AUB.


Elizabeth Rebeiz

Elizabeth Rebeiz is a Project Manager & a Fundraiser with Institut Libanais de Développement Economique et Social. She is a member of the Lebanese Red Cross - Beirut Committee. She is an AUB alumna and she got her Masters degree in Anthropology from Université de Montreal.




Dr. Abdallah G. Rebeiz

Dr.Rebeiz graduated from AUB, then he completed his residency & fellowship training in internal medicine, cardiology & interventional cardiology at Duke University Medical Center. He is currently an interventional cardiologist at AUBMC and American Board Certified in Internal Medicine, General and Interventional Cardiology.


Dr. Bernard Abi-Saleh

Dr. Abi-Saleh is a Cardiologist at AUB Medical Center with an academic background & several publications in peer review journals. He specialized in cardiac electrophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic & he is American Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.


Dr. Afif J. Mufarrij

Dr. Mufarrij graduated from AUBMC medical school & completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI. He is American Board Certified in Emergency Medicine & licensed to practice in the US. He is now working at AUBMC - Emergency department as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Emergency Medicine, where patients with cardiac emergencies - such as sudden cardiac death - are seen, resuscitated and treated.

Dr. Mazen J. el-Sayed

Dr. El Sayed graduated from AUB & completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is American Board Certified in Emergency Medicine with subspecialty certification in Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Presently, he is Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at AUBMC & Director of EMS & Prehospital Care.

Close friends


Ghina Haddad

Ghina is a close friend of the Rebeiz family. She is an AUB alumni (BA in Statistics and Economics, MBA) and a senior banker. She worked for several American, regional and local banks. Her last job was Chief Representative & Country Manager of Arab Banking Corporation since 2006 and lately she opened her own financial consulting business.


Tarek el-Jurdi

Tarek is one of Remy's closest friends. After graduating from Sagesse High School, he joined Haigazian University. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration (with an emphasis on accounting) at this university.

Karim El-Khalil

Karim is one of Remy's closest friends. He attended both the International College & AUB with Remy. He obtained his Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from AUB in 2014 & is now seeking his Master of Science in Chemical & Bioengineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich).