Abdul-Hamid Kiawen

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Deputy Director, Finance

Abdul-Hamid Kiawen, Deputy Director of Finance at NLADA, enhances the Finance Department's capabilities by collaborating with the Director of Finance and the Vice President of Mission Support to establish and implement financial goals and policies. His expertise spans financial reporting, grant management, budgeting, accounting, and payroll.

Before NLADA, Abdul managed payroll and data at the Jewish Council for the Aging, ensuring timely payments and grant compliance. He also held roles at Morgan State University and the Independent National Commission on Human Rights, where he oversaw administrative and finance functions, including budget management.

Beginning his career at J-mart Inc., Abdul served as an Accountant and Chief Accountant, overseeing financial matters. With over 15 years of experience following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and multiple degrees, Abdul is a seasoned professional with a strong problem-solving ability. His collaborative approach supports NLADA's mission.