Aisha joined the team in 2017 as Accounting Manager, bringing with her 17 years of experience within the construction and real estate industry. Aisha primarily oversees construction cost accounting and Focus’ draw processes. In addition, Aisha directly assists the CFO in managing general accounting functions and supervises the Project Accountant and Project Payables position.
Before coming to Focus, Aisha began her career at Higgins Development Partners, LLC in Chicago as a Project Development Accountant. She quickly excelled through the ranks and by the time she left Higgins she was the Controller managing the entire real estate Accounting Department and its staff. After leaving Higgins, Aisha joined Ujamaa Construction as the Controller where she directed all financial activities of the organization for six years, including the transition of the company from a PEO System to a full ownership model and established the company’s first 401K program. Ujamaa CPA, Ringold Financial Management recruited Aisha as a Senior Consultant in their Audit, Tax & Accounting Services Department. During her time with Ringold, Aisha diversified her financial experience through a variety of assigned audits, reviews and compilation procedures across various industries.
Aisha earned her Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Eastern Illinois University and is a Licensed and Certified Public Accountant and Notary Public.