Community Leadership – Fahim Mojawalla


Fahim Mojawalla was born in Mumbai, India and moved with his family to New York City when he was three years old.  He went to school in Long Island and graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2002 with an honors degree in Economics and a Minor in Business Management.  He moved to Grand island, NY, in 2005 with his mother, wife and five children.  Currently, he is the effervescent owner of Island Ship Center, a successful, popular, experienced-based retail shipping outlet (popularly known as The Spa of Shipping), business center, and unique gift store, located next to Baked Cupcakery on Whitehaven Road. Island Ship Center is celebrated 10 years in business on the Island on Tuesday, April 5th.


Along with his wife Seema, he is very involved in the Association of Mail & Business Centers and is honored to volunteer on the AMBC Board of Directors as Social Media Director.  He is also the VP of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, helping connect other local businesses with social media trends.  He loves being able to live and work on Grand Island, so that he can spend a lot of time with his kids during after school activities.  He shares a lot of motivational quotes through his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages and uses plenty of hashtags to keep track of online activity, especially #FahimFix #SpaOfShipping and #ExudeExcellence.  In 2015, Fahim was recognized for his involvement with the community by being awarded the Excellence in Education award. Fahim’s new video, Get SMart with Fahim, about learning the “art of Social Media,” launched on YouTube on April 2nd.


Fahim is honored and touched to be receiving the Citizen of the Year Award for Community Leadership and wishes to thank everyone on the Island for this auspicious award.