Sonali Shah

Manager of Quality Assurance and Business Analysis

Sonali Shah is the manager of the quality assurance and business analysis in the Technology Services Department at 1st Global, where she defines, establishes and administers the processes for each role within her team; collaborates with other leaders to identify needs and make appropriate assignments to ensure those needs are met; creates deliverables for timely completion of projects; and provides mentorship to the quality assurance analysts and business analysts on her team. She joined 1st Global in 2012 and previously served as a quality assurance analyst, a role that allowed her to further develop her skills in technology services and led to the leadership position she currently holds.

Sonali received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Osmania University in India as well as a degree in electronics engineering from SNDT Women’s University in India. Prior to her career at 1st Global, she gained a tremendous amount of experience in her field: as a quality assurance manager at Oracle Corporation; as a quality assurance technology lead at Fannie Mae; as a quality assurance lead at Skywire Software, Riskclick, FalconStor Software, DSS Software, and IBM Informix Software; and as a software engineer at Computer Sciences Corporation, Mastek Ltd. and Patni Computer Systems. She appreciates that her current role at 1st Global offers her the opportunity to explore and express her creative, imaginative and quality-conscious side, allowing her to know she’s making a difference by bringing together businesses and information technology to help affiliated advisors and the clients they serve. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the information technology industry and has passed her FINRA Series 99 exam.