Thomas Qian is a Manager at Cabrillo Compliance, serving clients in Accounting Services, Grant Management, Compliance Consulting. Thomas brings over a decade of expertise working in the areas of not‐for‐profits and higher education, with a specialty in budgeting, financial analysis, reporting, grants management, cash management and technical accounting.
Thomas began his career in public accounting at Raffa PC (now Marcum) in Washington, DC, serving dozens of businesses and organizations with managed accounting services and the financial systems implementation. He subsequently assumed leadership roles at two non‐profit organizations before moving to San Diego in 2017.
Prior to joining Cabrillo Advisors, Thomas steered the cash management and banking team at the University of California, San Diego. His experience also encompasses financial management of federal, state, and private grants/contracts, mass data migration/reconciliation projects, drafting technical accounting memos, and performing PCI risk and compliance assessments.
Thomas graduated from American University in Washington, DC with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a master’s degree in accounting. He holds an active CPA license in DC.