President of The Stratham Group of Companies, Mr. Razi is a Trustee Emeritus of California State University and member of the Board of Governors of California State University Foundation. Ali was named 2006 Builder of the Year by the Building Industry Association of Southern California. In May of 2011, Ali was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor giving tribute to those who have made enduring contributions to our nation.
Ali also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Midnight Mission, which provides numerous services to individuals on Skid Row including serving 2,000 meals a day, providing 300 beds for shelter, medical and legal services, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
Ali is a graduate of King’s College, London University in Civil Engineering and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He also was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by California State University – San Bernardino and has been a lecturer at Tehran Polytechnic University.