Small Business: Silverline Health (Statewide)
Silverline Health was selected for the Governor’s Service Award in the 2021 Small Business category. Mr. Nusrat Jamal is the President and Founder of Maryland-based company, Shireen Inc. A pioneer in the field of RF amplification in broadband wireless applications, he started the company in 2004. The company manufactures wireless communication products for commercial, industrial, and military applications. The amplifier products manufactured at Shireen Inc are considered to be among the best.
From humble beginnings, the company has grown to be a critical supplier to the communication industry and now offers products to several market segments. Shireen Inc has been a sole source supplier for some mission-critical components for US Army and Navy.
Mr. Jamal was born in Pakistan and migrated to the USA in 1987 at the age of 22. He worked his way through college doing various jobs, from construction worker to taxi driver. His story is no different than millions of other Americans who contribute to the success of the United States. He is a graduate of George Mason University and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering. He also holds two patents for RF amplification systems. He lives in Potomac, Maryland with his wife, Amina, and daughter, Shireen. Yes, the company is named after their daughter.
Mr. Jamal is a co-founder of a nonprofit organization, (www.peace-link.org) along with his wife Amina Jamal. They believe that global peace is tied to the literacy and social welfare of masses. Peacelink gives scholarships to students and supports work opportunities in Pakistan. It also supports clean drinking water projects in Pakistan.