Ustadh Nadeem Siddiqi grew up in Knoxville and has lived here since 1977. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in economics in 2002 and from Tayseer Seminary in 2016. He is a past board member of MCK and a current board member of Annoor Academy, ACO, American Muslim Advisory Council, and Tayseer Seminary.
Ustadh Nadeem serves as a Muslim Chaplain in the local prisons and at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for the Muslim Student Association. He is a student of Shaykh Hassan Lachheb and Ustadha Zaynab Ansari. He also serves as adjunct faculty for Tayseer Seminary where he teaches a course in activism.
Ustadh Nadeem is a local investor and advisor to businesses ranging from healthcare, IT services, real estate, and hospitality industries including start-ups.