Farad Ali

Vice President, Network Delivery Services



Ali was the president and CEO of the nonprofit management consulting firm The Institute of Minority Economic Development. His professional experience includes work as the senior vice president of the Institute, the CEO of the Carolinas Minority Supplier Diversity Council, and the assistant vice president for business and community banking at the Royal Bank of Canada.

Ali has also served as the executive director of the U.S. Department of Transportation Small Business Transportation Resource Center, a project director for the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Center, and the chair of the North Carolina Central University School of Business Board, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport Authority, Duke Regional Hospital, the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, the Airport Minority Advisory Council National Association, the Northeast Central Steering Committee, and the Equal Opportunity Steering Committee.