Farad Ali

Farad Ali is the President and CEO of Asociar LLC. Previously, Farad was Vice President at the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The mission of the NMSDC is to advance business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connect them to corporate members.

Previously, Farad was the President and Chief Executive Officer at the NC Institute of Minority Economic Development (The Institute). The Institute is a nonprofit management consulting and services firm focused on business diversity and inclusion.

Farad is a trusted advisor to businesses large and small, government agencies, policymakers and organizations that understand the key roles diversity and inclusion play in ensuring business and economic success. He is an advocate for public policies and business practices that promote marketplace diversity and inclusion.


*Farad Ali will join our board at the June 12th, 2020 Board Meeting.



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