Reyahd is the Director of Business Advancement for National Youth Advocate Program where he oversees multiple programs and divisions, manages the organization's service contracts, and advocates at the municipal, state, and federal level. Prior to joining NYAP, Kazmi worked in the private sector for a law firm and in the public sector for various political campaigns, the City of Chicago, the City of Columbus, the Ohio General Assembly, for former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, and Chaired the Ohio Commission on African American Males.
Recently, Kazmi was the Chief of Staff for Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie Neely where he managed all aspects of the office. In addition, Kazmi was appointed by City of Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel to serve as a Commissioner on the Chicago Commission on Human Relations. In addition, Kazmi was appointed by the United States Commission on Civil Rights to serve as a member of its Illinois Advisory Committee. Kazmi is a graduate of The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and Glenn School of Public Affairs where he received his Juris Doctorate and Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management. Kazmi is a member of City Church Chicago and is an Associate Board member for Chicago Scholars.