Our mission is to be the unifying federation of Islamic organizations of greater Chicagoland, the leading advocate of Muslim community interests and a catalyst for enriching American society.


Irshad Khan

Irshad Khan


Irshad Khan has served as President of Islamic Foundation North and has been a CIOGC Board Member since 2016. He has worked on different CIOGC committees including Civic Engagement, Interfaith, Zakat, Annual Dinner, Pillars, Action Network C4 (General Secretary), and served as Chair of Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD). In addition, he is a School Board member for District 24 and past Chairman of IHOPE (International Haven of Practical Education) and serves as a Board Member for Advocate Health Hospital Committee. Professionally, He is Vice President of Engineering & Strategy Deployment at a Private Equity company in Evanston, Illinois and is managing a portfolio net worth of over $1 billion. Irshad Khan is married to wife Asma Khan and they have four kids, two boys, and two girls.

His vision for CIOGC is to address the growing needs of the Chicago Muslim community, with a focus to rebrand CIOGC with short- and long-term strategic plans, access current programs, and amplify programs which address the needs of the Muslim community. He wishes to collaborate with partners to build strong relationships and work together as one voice for the betterment of our children’s future, and community at large. CIOGC, as an umbrella organization has HR members which are our the biggest assets. When utilized, these resources and their strengths can build, mobilize, and amplify core values to bring justice, equity, peace, and harmony.