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Abdi Ali, MSF, RTRP

                            is the founder and principal officer of Galoof &Associates. After many years of working in the financial sector, Ali opened his own financial services company on May 4th, 2009. Before opening his business, Mr. Ali was employed in the Boston financial industry for 12 years, most recently at The Siegfried Group, LLP, where he worked as an Associate Manager, Supervisor and team leader. His responsibilities included supervising the reporting and compliance group for a leading securities service provider, with $15+ trillion in assets under administration. Before The Siegfried Group, Mr. Ali worked for Investors Bank and Trust as an Internal Audit Team Leader, for Deloitte and Touché as a Senior Auditor and for State Street Corporation as a Fund Accountant and Senior Internal Reporting Specialist. He holds a Master of Science in Financial Economics and Multinational Commerce from Boston University, awarded in 2003, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Financial Institutions & Markets granted jointly by Boston University & the New England College of Finance. His undergraduate degree in Economics is from the Somali National University (Gaheyr). For the past five years, while working in the Financial District by day, Mr. Ali has been accumulating clients for his individual services as an accountant, tax specialist and notary. He provides high quality customer service and loves helping people. He has extensive experience in explaining and reducing tax burdens by providing excellent affordable tax preparation. Mr. Ali is eager and determined to provide excellent professional service while also contributing to community services in his free time. Ali is an active member of the Somali and wider East African communities. Through these extensive contacts he plans to broaden both his client base and range of services. Although he will concentrate on the areas of taxes accounting and auditing, in which he has already been providing services for some time, he plans to add insurance, translation, travel, training, and employment in the near term, and to serve the broader immigrant communities, including Latinos and African-Americans, Ethiopians and Eritreans. Somalia – Love- Peace- and Unity