About Joe

Ethical advisor

Joe Bradford is an entrepreneur and an American scholar of Islam.

He holds a Master of Islamic Law from the University of Medina, and has studied traditionally in the Muslim world for the past 20+ years. He was a VP and Senior Shariah Consultant for AlRajhi Bank, the largest Islamic Bank in the Middle East. Joe is sought after as an Ethical Finance Advisor to individuals and institutions at home and abroad.
Joe is one of the few experts on issues involving Muslims and Finance in North America. While his expertise spans many areas, he has focused his efforts on creating companies that allow people of faith and conviction to align their values with their finances.
As a co-founder of MyWassiyah.com, he has leveraged his extensive knowledge of Islamic Inheritance (Far’idh) to create a world-class product that bridges the gap between traditional Islamic knowledge and requirements of the US legal system.
As Shariah advisor to Zoya.Finance, Joe has contributed in bring values to life, creating an app that makes halal investing easy by helping you build and monitor a shariah compliant investment portfolio with confidence and clarity.
As the principal of Moneycoa.ch, Joe works with businesses and individuals to build a comprehensive overview of financial health, goals, and values allowing his clients to take the steps needed to achieve financial success and align their business and personal finances to their values as Muslims.

COMPANIES I'VE WORKED WITH

MY Clients

Advise

You have questions. I have answers. Whether a business Sharia Compliance certification, personal finance advice, or how religious rulings apply to a particular situation, I assist you in navigating the challenge of aligning your values with your life decisions.

Speak

Whether at professional or community events, khutbas, or conferences, I seek to challenge, inspire, and inform. I am confident I can bring value to your organization and event. Currently I’m not booking speaking events, but will in the future iA.

Teach

Whether at professional or community events, khutbas, or conferences, I seek to challenge, inspire, and inform. I am confident I can bring value to your organization and event. Currently I’m not booking speaking events, but will in the future iA.

Write

Whether at professional or community events, khutbas, or conferences, I seek to challenge, inspire, and inform. I am confident I can bring value to your organization and event. Currently I’m not booking speaking events, but will in the future iA.

Education

2016

Certified Financial Planning Program

Rice University
2009

Master of Law, Honors

Islamic University of Medina
2005

Bachelors of Law

Islamic University of Medina

my experience

Zakat Advisor

Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston
2015 - Current

Co-Founder

MyWassiyah.com, Islamic Estate Planning Online
2013 - Current

Senior Associate

BNY Mellon
2012 - 2014

VP - Senior Sharia Consultant

AlRajhi Bank / Capital
2008 - 2011

My publications