Oluyemi Awolola, Board Member
Oluyemi “Yemi” Awolola holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a master’s degree in Education Technology from Strayer University. Yemi is a Quintessential Business Leader consistently successful in defining real-time business strategy and translating it into high-impact actions, operations, and financial results. Over Fifteen years of career in Higher Education with particular expertise in support of Career College programs, compliance, accreditation, administration, financial aid, admissions, career services, and student services. A true collaborator with university officials, administrators, and faculty. Dedicated to creating and sustaining a positive culture and climate for the success of all.
Dr. Lilian Ajayi-Ore, Ed.D., Board Member
Dr. Lilian Ajayi-Ore, Ed.D., is an award-winning Chief Learning Officer, Data Scientist, and Digital Marketing Executive with over 17 years of relevant industry experience working with Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. She has +10 years of experience in learning and talent development. Founder of an award-winning 501c3 non-profit organization, Global Connections for Women Foundation. Member of Marshall Goldsmith’s Top 100 Executive Coaches. An executive coach, international keynote speaker, and an economic empowerment advocate for women who have spoken in over 50 cities worldwide and was invited as a keynote speaker by the United Nations, UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA, the World Bank, Toronto World Leaders Conference, TEDx American University of Paris, Harvard Business Publishing, Social Media Week, to name a few. Lilian is a Research Scholar and University Faculty at Columbia University and NYU SPS. She holds a Master’s in Education and a Doctorate Degree in Education with Double Distinctions from the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education
Dr. Okoroafor Maduagwu, Genderal Medicine, Board Member
Dr. Okoroafor Maduagwu is an award winning Primary Care Physician in the City of Tampa and environs. His patient-centered medical practice which has taken him to 3 different continents has spanned for close to 3 decades.
He cherishes his days in the classroom as faculty for several years at Everest University, Brandon, Fl. and at Galen College of Nursing, St. Petersburg, Fl. Dr. Maduagwu is driven by a passion in pursuit of excellence in the life sciences, healthcare and medicine.
Mr. Olufemi Adegbesan, Board Member
Mr. Olufemi Adegbesan has worked for 30 years and is considered a veteran in the information technology industry. He is currently leading Enterprise Data & Analytics at Converse/Nike. Before this, Femi was the founder and CTO of Avid Database Solutions, a technology consulting company serving the Financial Services, Bio-tech, and Travel industries. He is also a Pastor at EnterInPrayer ministries. He is a past trustee for Foxboro Academy and Boston Building Materials Resource Center. Femi currently splits his time between Tampa and Boston, Massachusetts, with his wife and 2 sons, a perfect way to enjoy the victories of 2 football and 2 ice-hockey champions!