Osman R. Minkara is the founder and managing principal of CIG Capital Advisors. As Managing Principal, he has been the steward for providing business and investment advice since 1997.
Osman’s strategic vision for CIG focuses on – wealth management, asset management, alternative investments and business advisory services. CIG Capital Advisors offers vast experience in dealing with successful aspiring professionals, well-established families and business and their respective owners in the pursuit to realize their dreams.
Since its inception in 1997, Osman has guided the firm to develop a unique lifetime wealth planning process and a proprietary asset allocation methodology. Recognizing a need to provide additional investment options for suitable clients, alternative investments became an instrumental part of the development of the firm. Always one to embrace new technology, Osman focuses specific alternative investments into leading-edge healthcare technology companies. Today, CIG Capital Advisors is helping to bring quality health systems to emergent markets around the world.
Osman has served on multiple boards including, Oakland County, Michigan’s Economic Roundtable and The Wayne State University Executive Board. He is currently the Co-Chairman of GenerationOne, Inc.
Osman received a B.S in finance from Wayne State University, an AMP (Advanced Management Programme) from Oxford and a joint Executive M.B.A. from New York University, London School of Economics and HEC. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 65, and 79 Licenses.
Osman has earned multiple honors including, Excellence in Arab American Business from the Lebanese International Business Council (LIBC) of Michigan. In May of 2014, Osman was honored by the American Arab Professional Network with the “American Arab Professional of the Year Award” for his outstanding accomplishments in Finance. Other awards include WSU Emerging Corporate Leader and Detroit Crain’s 40 under 40 (top 40 executives in Michigan under 40 years of age). Osman has been interviewed on financial matters by multiple media outlets including CBS and ABC.