Team

 Sam Divine, CPA, MBA
Originally from Monrovia, Liberia, Sam Divine, Jr. leads GrowthXel. Sam is passionate about helping clients accelerate their growth and optimize their results. He has consulted with clients through international expansion, pricing and financial and operational optimization.

Sam’s career began in professional services at Grant Thornton and Ernst & Young. Additionally, Sam has worked for large companies including Cox Communications and WebMD in diverse roles in finance, product management and strategy.

Sam holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and an MBA in International Business from Georgia State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in Massachusetts. Sam lives in Atlanta and enjoys soccer, golf, practicing French and learning Spanish.

Mohammad “Ibrahim” Mannan, CPA, MSA
Mohammad is an expert in providing exceptional services to his clients.  Throughout his career he worked with individuals as well as corporations for their accounting and tax needs.  He started his career as an accountant and worked hard, eventually becoming a CFO of a midsize firm before going into consulting.  He enjoys working with people and loves to share knowledge.

Mohammad received his B.S. in Computer Information Systems and M.S. in Accountancy, both from DePaul University.  He is a registered and licensed CPA with the State of Illinois.

Mohammad loves spending quality time with his family, enjoys cycling and playing sports with his two children.

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