Colonel Ishrat Nabi had a distinguished career of over two decades in the Indian Army. After taking pre mature release in 2007, he went to Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad to attend business management course. He served for about six years in corporate before becoming an entrepreneur. In 2013 he founded Sam Security and Manpower Services Pvt Ltd. The company became a major player in the field of security and skill development. Colonel Nabi served major central PSUs (public sector undertakings) in Bihar as security services provider on being sponsored by DGR, He is currently National Joint Secretary of CAPSI (Central Association of Private Security Industry). While serving in the army, he got two gallantary awards. He happens to be a trained commando. He is a sharp shooter and an avid golfer.