In 1992 Hasan entered the University of South Carolina as a Biology major with his sights set on medical school. While there he and a close friend founded Scholastic Profile, a full service barber shop in the Russell House located on the campus of USC. This venture was intended to provide the funds needed for the both of them to peruse careers in medicine. While operating Scholastic Profile Mr. Ross-EL also interned at one of the country’s largest investment firms, and it was there he realized his true passion.
Hasan began his career as a financial representative in 2008. His wife Sha’ is a teacher in Lexington Richland District five. They have four wonderful kids that keep them on the go. Hasan spends most of his free time attending soccer tournaments, and dance competitions in support of his kids. Hasan is also a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate, a USC Black Alumni Council board member, and a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).
At an early age he can vividly remember losing his childhood home to foreclosure. It was due to his families’ financial struggles that he saw the need to educate others on how to create generational wealth, and find financial independence. The cultivation of practical, theoretical and personal experiences fuels his passion to encourage, enlighten and empower others to do more have more, and worry less. Hasan’s primary markets are attorneys, business owners, and high net worth individuals; nevertheless, Hasan is willing to assist anyone willing to live by design, and not by default.