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Ali Hashemian '01

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Ali Hashemian '01 - Financial Planner / Best-Selling Author (UCLA; University of San Diego)

Ali Hashemian '01 owns Kinetic Financial and is considered an industry expert on topics such as tax-advantaged planning, risk management, economic conditions, and financial forecasting. In April, Ali released "OVERTAXED: Six Powerful Tax-Free Investment Strategies and How to Use Them to Lower Taxes". Within 24 hours, the eBook was on Amazon's bestseller list.

The '01 Sundevil has a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, as well as a Master's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of San Diego. Ali also has a degree in Personal Financial Planning from UCLA and a designation as a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner.

Ali values his Prep experience, he recently said, "Prep was one of the most influential experiences of my life. The skills I acquired during my 7 years as a Sundevil were essential to my collegiate success as well as my professional achievements. To those students lucky enough to be going through the Prep experience currently: do not take your time there for granted. It is truly the best years of your life!"