About Us

Shahriar Afshar, CEO & Founder

The Afshar Group was founded by Shahriar Afshar, a career public servant, lobbyist, business developer, social entrepreneur and public affairs leader. Shahriar is an empathic servant-leader, passionate about public engagement, grassroots campaigns and making government simple, accessible and relevant to the lives of ordinary citizens. He is dedicated to public service, a lifetime well spent on advancing the public’s business with pride, honor and accountability while empowering and elevating the voices of minorities, disabled and disenfranchised communities, locally and globally.

Shahriar is an innovative change agent, building public-private partnerships, streamlining bureaucratic processes, unleashing diverse A-teams and implementing progressive best management practices that get sustainable results. He is a recognized strategic communicator, dedicated to inclusiveness, collaboration, diplomacy and active listening with opposing internal stockholders & external stakeholders, while driving compelling interpersonal, public & social media messaging. 

Shahriar served in public service with the City & Port of San Diego for over 25 years, leading $500 million waterfront development projects to standing up and new departments like Development Services and Government & Civic Relations.  Shahriar has been a speaker at trade associations and countless civic groups, mainstream TV/print news media and professional organizations, including visiting dignitaries and members of the US Congress.  He was a lobbyist in Washington, DC and worked closely with several Fortune 100 companies to advance free trade and economic diplomacy and engagement such as Caterpillar, Exxonmobil & General Motors.  

My Mission is to Open the Way to Your Success

Strengthen emotional bond

Clean food, regular exercise, sleep and a balance with work and relaxing is key to showing up emotionally sound.

Improve your communication

You have to over-communicate just to communicate. Ask for honest feedback. Start and end with key points.

With the people, for the people

you increase your ability to achieve success, have your successes noted, and get yourself those promotions you.

Look How I Helped these People

Here I grew Spiritually

I had searched for a bible-based church for a long time and once I came to Life, it just felt like I had finally arrived at my home.

John Robbins

Great Blessing for Me

Thank you so much for embracing me! I pray GOD’s continual Hand of Protection, Provision & Favor on your ministry and members!

James Vaughn
Truck Driver

The Best Life Coach

My mother-in-law told us about her church and we love it. It’s a true Bible-based church like I’ve been looking for!

John Robbins

You Changed My Life

It’s rare today to find a biblical church that teaches the word of God. At meetings, we get fed the knowledge of Christ helping to grow.

Herbert Massey
Police Officer

Life Coach for Success

Bible vacation school was very important to me and my family. It gave us a sense of oneness with the church and a connection with God.

James Vaughn
Truck Driver

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