Senior Associate


Vanderbilt University

Master of Business Administration

Knoxville, Tennessee

University of Tennessee

Bachelor of Arts, Finance (Business Analytics, Statistics)

Knoxville, Tennessee

Ali Meshkat is a senior associate in Coker Group’s Finance, Operations, and Strategy division. He primarily works on finance and compensation strategy-related projects and participates in various fair market value reviews, compensation model development projects, and financial analyses.

Prior to Coker Group, he worked with Morgan Stanley and BlackRock. Ali then transitioned to consulting work with tSCG. After volunteering at a hospital emergency department for several months and discovering his passion for medicine, he moved to the Finance Department at Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a Senior Financial Analyst.


  • Developed models for tracking compensation and productivity for a large academic hospital network.
  • Utilized market data, understanding of regulations, and financial analysis to help administrators and hospital executives.
  • Completed physician compensation valuations to ensure requirements of fair market value and commercial reasonableness were met.
  • Worked with large corporations to identify and address inefficiencies which helped establish and then implement new best practices.