State of California – On February 14, 2017, Gavin Newsom – Lieutenant Governor of the State of California – recognized Dr. Andy Khawaja for his tireless pursuit of excellence, his revolutionary innovation in e-commerce, his impact on economic development, and for creating over 600,000 jobs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Asia.Dr. Khawaja was honored as an outstanding entrepreneur and innovative global leader by the state of California.
United States Congress – On February 1st, 2017, Dr. Andy Khawaja was honored with an American flag flown over the United States Capitol on the day of his first inauguration, January 20th, 2009.Nancy Pelosi personally honored ‘Andy’, as she signed, and thanked him for his contribution in President Obama’s ‘fight’ for the American people.
United States Senate – On September 27th, 2016, United States Senator Barbara Boxer presented Dr. Andy Khawaja with the Community Leader Award. This award recognized Khawaja’s hard work and societal contributions as a business leader and philanthropist.The certificate reads, “United States Senator Barbara Boxer’s Community Leader Award is hereby presented to Andy Khawaja…for developing a successful international business through hard work and personal sacrifice, with a strong emphasis on supporting community organizations that serve our children, police officers and veterans.”
City of Los Angeles – On August 24th, 2016, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti visited Allied Wallet’s corporate headquarters in the heart of Los Angeles to present Dr. Andy Khawaja with a Certificate of Recognition. Dr. Khawaja was recognized for his contributions to the growth and success of the city as well as his global humanitarian efforts.“Dr. Khawaja is the embodiment of the American dream and one of the best Los Angeles has to offer…I Eric Garcetti, as Mayor of the City of Los Angeles do hereby declare that Dr. Andy Khawaja is a leader of Los Angeles, a brother and a friend, always welcome and always part of the greatness of our great city,” said the Certificate.
United States Congress – On September 22nd, 2016, Dr. Andy Khawaja was recognized in the House of Representatives of the United States Congress by Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California. Khawaja was highlighted for his entrepreneurship, success, career awards, achievements, philanthropist efforts, and his contributions to the state of California.“I wish to recognize Dr. Andy Khawaja, a dynamic and accomplished entrepreneur and a dedicated community philanthropist. A natural born entrepreneur, Dr. Khawaja’s vision, philosophy, and inherent ability to innovate and lead are remarkable… I commend Dr. Khawaja for his impressive achievements and consistent commitment to making Southern California a better place for all,” said Loretta Sanchez.
United States Counselor and Chief of Staff – On June 8th, John Podesta, formerly Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton and Counselor to President Barack Obama, presented Dr. Andy Khawaja with a personal letter for his generosity and commitment.Podesta said, “Remember we only control the medal of freedom and you control peace in the Middle East! Great seeing you.” Amongst all of Dr. Khawaja’s passions, peace and philanthropy are something he believes in strongly.
United States Congress – On July 15th, 2016, Dr. Andy Khawaja was congratulated by United States Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi on being named Entrepreneur of the Year by Start Your Business Magazine.Pelosi recognized his for over a decade of achievement and for his influential voice in the e-commerce sector. She thanked him for his leadership and his friendship.
United States Congress – On February 26th, 2016, Congressman Brad Sherman and Architect of the Capitol presented Andy Khawaja with a United States Flag that had been flown over the United States Capitol building.The certificate that accompanied the flag was signed by Congressman Sherman guaranteeing the authenticity of this traditional honor.
Khawaja accepted the flag and certificate and holds it in high regard as a sacred gift from Brad Sherman, the United States Congress, and Architect of the Capitol.
Lebanese American University – On June 10th, 2016, Andy Khawaja was awarded a doctorate from the Lebanese American University. With an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters, Dr. Khawaja now retains all rights and privileges pertaining to this prestigious honor.He graciously accepted the award in front of thousands in Beirut, Lebanon after being commended by the president along with the board of trustees.
California Legislature – On April 27th, 2016, Andy Khawaja was awarded with a certificate from California State Assemblyman Matt Dababneh.Khawaja was recognized as an embodiment of the American dream after arriving in the United States and building such a successful American company and global e-commerce giant.
Khawaja was commended for his exemplary record of service to the people of the State of California, and extended sincere best wishes for continued success in his future endeavors.
United States Senate – On August 1st, 2016, United States Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand presented Dr. Andy Khawaja with a letter thanking him for meeting with her and offering his thoughts on the Middle East.Andy Khawaja is a believer in peace and stimulator of global success, His insights perpetuate forward thinking and positive goals.