Ali has practiced public accounting since 2006. He serves a diverse spectrum of not-for-profit organization and governmental entities, providing assurance and consulting services to micro-lenders, private and public foundations, associations, multiservice not-for-profit entities, and universities.

Ali audits many organizations receiving federal funding under Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards (formerly OMB Circular A-133).

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member and Audit Committee Chair, Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties, Inc.
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BSBA, accounting, San Francisco State University

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