PROVIDENCE – Ernest A. Almonte, the chief visionary officer of the Almonte Group LLC, and former R.I. auditor general, was appointed to the board of directors of the Rhode Island Quality Institute, the nonprofit group announced on Dec. 13.
Almonte has more than 33 years of experience in the accounting profession; he held the position of auditor general from 1994 to 2010. In addition to being a certified public accountant, he is also certified in financial forensics, a certified government financial manager, a certified information technology professional, and a certified fraud examiner.
“Ernie is extremely well-respected and highly regarded for his extensive knowledge and experience in his field, as well as for his commitment to Rhode Island,” said Laura Adams, president and CEO, Rhode Island Quality Institute. •