Firas Al-Barzinji

Firas Al-Barzinji

Firas Al-Barzinji

Firas Barzinji, JD '09, serves as General Counsel to Sterling Management Group, Inc. (SMG), a small private equity management firm in Herndon, Virginia. Barzinji also has an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School. He was encouraged to pursue an MBA by Dr. Yaqub Mirza so he could blend his legal background and experience with business knowledge in order to provide a broad base of support to the company and its investors. 

SMG is more than 25 years old and has diverse holdings in agriculture, technology, banking, and real estate. Barzinji met his wife during his time at Virginia Tech and they now have two young children together.

Barzinji volunteers his time to Mason as a member of the CHSS Dean's Advisory Board.