Melaku Alito
Chief Financial Officer

Location: Washington, D.C.

With ICCT since: 2023


Melaku Alito is the Chief Financial Officer of the ICCT, and his office is based in Washington, DC. He is responsible for providing financial strategic and organizational leadership, and for providing the day-to-day management and oversight of all finance, accounting, budgeting, financial planning, and financial reporting functions. Melaku has over 17 years of finance and accounting experience in the nonprofit industry. Over the years, he oversaw and managed the accounting, finance and financial reporting functions of various nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining the ICCT, Melaku served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, Director of Financial Reporting at Internet Society, Sr. Director of Finance/Controller at American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Director of Finance at National Volunteer Fire Council. Melaku has a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Financial Management, Master’s Degree in Economics, Bachler’s Degree in Economics. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in state of Maryland and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.