Raju Shankar, CPA
Raju is a Certified Public Accountant who has worked with a wide range of Alaska based businesses for over 10 years. He brings a diverse background in business with experience in Governmental, Nonprofit and Construction Accounting. His work with Foraker focuses on the general operations and providing oversight and support to Foraker's Shared Financial Services. Foraker Shared Financial Services provides financial services to over 75 nonprofits in the State of Alaska with annual budgets ranging from $100,000 - $5,000,000.
He attended Concordia University in Portland, Oregon where he obtained a degree in Accounting and Business Administration along with minors in E-Commerce and Marketing. Raju was a scholar athlete and was presented with the Leadership Award upon graduation. Prior to his work with The Foraker Group, Raju worked as a traveling auditor and a controller for an Anchorage based Native Corporation.
In 2014, Raju was named as one of the Alaska's Journal of Commerce "Top 40 under 40". Outside of work, Raju enjoys spending time with his family and staying active with recreational sports.