Alicia Amaral is a lecturer in financial and managerial accounting and entrepreneurial finance at Tufts Gordon Institute. Her experience includes executive finance positions and “big six” public accounting experience. Amaral is familiar with the unique financial issues of engineering firms, as she spent eight years of her career with the Boston-based engineering firm of Haley & Aldrich. She is the former chief financial officer for Sentinel Financial Group, an employee benefits and investment firm. She is currently the managing director of Scalar Analytics, a premier business valuation firm.
Amaral holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Furman University and a master of science in accountancy from Bentley University. She is a licensed CPA and a certified valuation analyst.