Bashar Masri is a Palestinian American who came to the United States in 1976 to attend the University of Louisville Engineering School (Speed Scientific School) and became a USA citizen in 1990. Bashar is a professional register engineer. He is currently working with Jacobs Engineering as Manager of Projects for Saudi Arabia division. Bashar is married to Deborah Cruse Masri who is a retired registered nurse from Sonora Kentucky. They have two boys, Rashad and Layth. They both residing and working in Chicago after completing their college studies at the University of Chicago and North Western University, respectively.