BOARD MEMBERS

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Yousuf Dosani

Vice Chairman
 

Education: Diploma in Optometry 

Work Experience: Started working in Convenience store industry since 1993. Owner and Operator since 1996. Diversified portfolio in 2008. Multi-Unit Stores for Checkers Fast Food Franchise. 

Joined ARA as a Board of Director in 2019 and currently, serving as Vice-Chairman Served in the following committees for year 2019-2020:  1.) Food Service Committee 2.) Management & Performance Committee 3.) ARA Expo(Organization Team) 

 

Currently, serving in the following committees for year 2020-2021: 

1.) Branding Committee

2.) Advocacy Group

3.) Platinum Business Alliance(PBA) 

4.) PAC Revision Committee

Yousuf Dosani

Chairman

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Anis Ali

Director
 

Education:Bachelor of commerce from University of Karachi – May 1990 

Cost & Management Accountancy from Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan – 1996. 

Software Programming: Graduated from the University of Waterloo – October 1999. 

Anis has 20+ years of experience in Information Technology. He has been in the Convenience Store industry in Feb 2000 with 4 locations in different metro areas. Since then I am in this industry. 

As an ARA director Anis is responsible for Training & Implementation of Safety and Security

Anis Ali

Honorary Secretary

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Shaila Tejani

Director
 

Education: Master of Commerce (Business management and Accounting

 

Work experience: Partner/General Manager Payless Wireless. 18 years and counting

 

I will bring the same exuberance and zeal to this appointment as I have to all my previous ones.. As one of the 2 women appointed to the board, I bring a businesswoman’s perspective to all of the board discussions. I represent the board to the ARF and will also take on a few other tasks throughout the year

Shaila Tejani

Director

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Parvez Himani

Director

Parwaiz Lalani 

Director

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Naushad Keshwani

Director
 

Education: Bachelor of Commerce (from Mumbai, India) Background: Real Estate Developer. 

Operations Executive with a proven track record in all stages of Real Estate Development of multiple projects in Mumbai’s suburbs from 1993-2002, which included planning, acquisition, budgeting, construction, administration, sales, and management. 

Accomplishments:  Since moving to the USA in 2002, Naushad has been actively operating and managing Gas stations and convenience stores in multiple states. 

As a Director Naushad oversees IT projects. Naushad has also been an integral part of the marketing and the PBA launch

Naushad Keshwani

Vice Chairman

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Ishkander Malani

Treasurer 
 

Education: B.com /CA from India 

Work Experience: While in India as a CA & Auditor conducted various audits. Over 32+ years of experience in retail and real estate in USA 

Background: Served in various Jamati organizations Chairman of Youth Board, Hyderabad India Treasurer of Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad India 

Responsibilities as a Board of Director:  Assistant to the treasurer,  Liaison of Financial & Management Performance Audit Committee Liaison for Volunteer Development Committee,  Liaison for Governance Committee

Ishkander Malani

Treasurer

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Amin Khimani

Director

Parvez Himani 

Director

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Parvez Himani

Director

Karim Lalani

Director