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Shama Zehra is Pakistani-American CEO of Wall Street firm Aligned Independent Advisors. Shama started her career as one of the youngest female entrepreneurs in the apparel industry in Pakistan in 1991 when she started a women apparel firm with her mother and sister. After building her family business to include a factory and three sales channels, she sold it and transitioned to financial services industry in 1995 where she has worked in Investment Banking, Consumer Credit Products and Private Wealth Management. Prior to forming Aligned, Shama worked with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered Bank (top 20 FTSE company) and MCB Bank (the largest private sector bank in Pakistan in early nineties).