Zakia Benzoubeier is an Associate Managing Director withFortis Lux Financial. She began her professional career in 2006 at UBSFinancial Services and had since made her way up in the leadership ladder. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from York College with a bachelor’s in BusinessAdministration and Management. She is attending Penn State University to complete her MPS degree in Psychology of Leadership. And she holds her series7, 63, 65, and Life & Health insurance licenses.
Zakia is a highly dedicated and result-oriented professional who earned a wining reputation for increasing market share by delivering outstanding client-centered services, along with building, maintaining, and fostering strong relationships with her team members. She champions all aspects of contract negotiations, client service management, financial planning and analysis, as well as portfolio management. She brings with her over fifteen years of transferable experience in directing sales and business development initiatives.
At Fortis Lux, Zakia will continue her pursuit in building a team of junior and seasoned financial professionals who are seeking to build and grow their own independent practice. She is a strong believer in having a process and following a disciplined approach in order to succeed. “It is with conviction that I say everything is possible. One of my favorite inspirational quotes is “Believe you can and you’re halfway there”. At Fortis Lux, financial professionals are able to thrive because they have all the resources and support needed to grow independently and flourish”.
Zakia was born and raised in Casablanca, Morocco. She moved to the US to further her studies and pursue the American dream. She has spent most of her career in Midtown, Manhattan and now resides on Long Island with her husband and two children. She loves to travel the world and learn about different cultures. One of her biggest strengths is her ability to fluently speak, read, and write Arabic, French, English, and conversational Italian &Spanish.