Who We Are :

With over 17 years of unwavering commitment, Accreditation Expert Consulting stands as a hallmark of reliability in the realm of educational consultancy. Specializing in state approval, accreditation, curriculum development, and risk management, our seasoned team is dedicated to steering organizations of all sizes towards triumphant success. Our comprehensive expertise ensures that every step is meticulously navigated, guaranteeing adherence to protocols and regulations while propelling clients towards their desired milestones. Feel empowered to explore our accomplished team and embark on a journey of excellence with a complimentary consultation at your convenience. Trust in us, as success finds its steadfast ally in Accreditation Expert Consulting.

Our Mission

AEC’s mission is to empower educational institutions and professionals with the knowledge, guidance, and support they need to achieve and maintain accreditation excellence. We are dedicated to assisting our clients in navigating the complex accreditation process, ensuring their compliance with standards and regulations, and ultimately enhancing the quality and reputation of their educational programs. Through our expertise and comprehensive services, we strive to be the trusted partner that institutions rely on to streamline the accreditation journey, foster continuous improvement, and unlock opportunities for growth and success. Our mission is driven by a passion for education and a commitment to positively impacting the field by helping institutions thrive in an increasingly competitive and dynamic educational landscape.

Our Team

Ramin-Golbaghi
Dr Barbara Wilson
Sam Askari
Reza
Reza
Sam Askari
Dr Barbara Wilson
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Ramin-Golbaghi

Ramin Golbaghi

Founder / CEO of Accreditation Expert Consulting

As the CEO and Founder of Accreditation Expert Consulting, he is a preeminent Higher Education Consultant whose extensive experience in National, Regional, and Programmatic Accreditation matches his Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) prowess. His expertise is sought after in strategic planning, institutional compliance, and academic instruction, where he has imparted extensive knowledge in MBA programs on management information systems, project management, and risk management. His comprehensive approach to ERM empowers organizations to navigate uncertainties and capitalize on opportunities, ensuring alignment with their mission, financial stability, brand integrity, and regulatory compliance.In addition to his consultancy, he is the mastermind behind ‘Accelerated Mentorship Program’, an initiative that fosters the professional growth of individuals aspiring to excel in Risk and Project Management. This mentorship program is a testament to his commitment to shaping the leaders of tomorrow, offering industry insights, expert guidance, and practical experiences that are pivotal for career advancement. His transformative and strategic educational approach positions aspiring professionals to make impactful career strides, turning ambitions into achievements. With a Ph.D. in Business Leadership and an MBA specializing in Business Analytics, he has stimulated transformation and propelled growth, affirming his status as a leader and innovator in the academic and professional world.

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Sam Askari

Sam Askari

COO of Accreditation Expert Consulting

Sam, Chief Operating Officer at Accreditation Expert Consulting. He is a visionary leader and a seasoned professional in business economics, holding a master’s degree that has anchored his role in steering numerous schools from their foundational stages to full accreditation. His profound expertise in national accreditation and being a Regional Accreditation expert on-site visitations and Self Evaluation Reports has broken new ground in educational standards. Sam’s management skills are not just about maintaining the status quo; they pave new ways toward the future, embodying innovation and strategic foresight. 

Sam excels in risk assessment and management in business consulting, using his analytical acumen to spur growth across various sectors. His extensive experience is further exemplified by his current tenure on the boards of multiple private companies and non-profit organizations, where his strategic guidance is a lighthouse for their success. With a rich background in program development for higher education institutions, Sam is dedicated to empowering organizations to thrive and make meaningful contributions to their communities. As a beacon of achievement and leadership, Sam is unwaveringly committed to propelling organizations to their pinnacle of success. His approach fosters positive change, aligns with the evolving landscape of higher education, and ensures that institutions are equipped to deliver academic excellence. Sam’s influence extends beyond organizational boundaries, impacting the broader educational and business ecosystems”.

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Reza Rostami

CIO, Accreditation Expert Consulting

As the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Accreditation Expert Consulting, he showcases deep expertise in software development and emerging technologies, bolstered by a Bachelor’s in Computer Science. His academic pursuits were characterized by notable achievements, including being an exemplary student and earning first place in the Computer Olympiad. These accomplishments laid the groundwork for his advancement through significant roles in his career, including positions as Software Developer, IT Manager, and Programmer, where he led the development of sophisticated software solutions and played a pivotal role in enhancing the company’s technical infrastructure.

As CIO, he is primarily focused on defining the company’s technological strategy, managing the deployment of new technologies, and leading a dedicated engineering team toward innovation and excellence. His expertise has expanded to include a strong emphasis on cybersecurity measures and developing robust technical information structures, ensuring the company’s data and network security are impervious to threats. This focus on cybersecurity matches his adeptness in networking and mobile programming, positioning the company at the forefront of technological advancement.

He actively cultivates a culture of innovation and mentorship within the team, leveraging his problem-solving skills, dedication, and creativity. His professional philosophy, in alignment with the vision of Accreditation Expert Consulting, advocates for continuous learning and innovation, aiming to achieve excellence in all technological endeavors.

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Dr Barbara Wilson

Dr. Barbara Wilson

Consultant at Accreditation Expert Consulting

Dr. Barbara Wilson is a distinguished figure in the field of medical education whose career spans over three decades and is marked by notable contributions to neurosurgery, pathology, and diagnostic medical sonography. With a Medical University degree secured in 1983, she laid the foundation for an impactful career that led her to a neurosurgery residency and valuable years in the Surgery Department until 1992. Her relocation to the USA in 1993 signified a new chapter at the City of Hope’s Pathology Department, where she remained until 1996.Her role then evolved to concentrate on Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) programs at various institutions, where she became a pivotal force in medical accreditation. 

Dr. Wilson’s mastery in crafting curricula and extensive experience in consulting for higher education has driven programmatic accreditation and Continuing Medical Education (CME) accreditation approvals. Her deep involvement in upholding ACCME standards and commitment to educational excellence has elevated the quality and standards of medical training nationwide and underscored her dedication to advancing education for healthcare professionals. Dr. Wilson’s expertise and passion for education make her a venerated leader, shaping the future of healthcare education and ensuring the highest caliber of training for the next generation of medical professionals.

Eric Hauser

Consultant Expert

With over a decade of experience, Eric is a seasoned consultant specializing in business strategy and organizational development. Their track record includes successful implementations for many companies, recognized for enhancing efficiency and driving revenue growth. They excel in crafting tailored solutions to meet diverse business needs.

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Cindy Ngu

Consultant Expert

Dynamic and driven, Cindy is a rising force in the consultancy sphere. Specializing in marketing and educational growth strategy, she has garnered acclaim for her creative solutions and keen insights into consumer behavior. With a passion for innovation and a commitment to excellence, she’s poised to make waves in the industry.

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Tracee Spates

Consultant Expert

Renowned for her strategic acumen and dynamic leadership, Tracee is a seasoned consultant with years of expertise in business transformation and leadership development. With a proven track record spanning multinational corporations, she has been celebrated for her innovative solutions that drive sustainable growth and empower teams to excel in challenging environments.

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Understanding the potential compliance gaps is insufficient; it is crucial to assess whether these areas of non-compliance pose an immediate or future risk of sanctions from state or accrediting agencies. Equally important is determining effective strategies to mitigate and manage the identified risk areas. Refuse to accept identified problems without accompanying recommended corrective actions. AEC provides comprehensive analysis and practical solutions to address performance issues in your school.

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