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CNP Board of Directors

Adejisola Atiba (Founder and President)

Adejisola Atiba is a digital transformation-change and workforce management-financial planning-comm. leader. A 2020 RBC global citizen awardee, Adejisola is a people manager with RBC Royal bank of Canada. she has been working with RBC for 15 years. she is a retail banking specialist, a team player, result focused, and a consummate high achiever. prior to this role she was a branch manager, where she led her branch to senior manager level. Adejisola was also a financial planner for 4 years; she provided integrated planning advice with a focus to retain and grow a portfolio of high-potential and high-value clients. Adejisola moved into leadership role because of her passion to build leaders. 

a coach, mentor, and community leader. she believes in paying it forward and so very much involved in her community, was a steering committee member of federation of black Canadian, and co-founder of black empowerment council of Canada. she is a volunteer with JA central Ontario, united way Canada, a mentor with access employment and TRIEC, an ambassador with Algoma university and founder of council of Nigerian professionals.

a lifelong learner, she recently completed her EMBA in digital transformation with DeGroote business school, McMaster university. she holds an accounting diploma from Yaba college of technology, Lagos Nigeria; BSc in banking and finance from Olabisi Onabanjo university Nigeria; Bachelor’s in business administration with minor in human resource management “honors” with Algoma university, Ontario Canada; and has the personal financial planning (PFP) designation with many professional certifications.

she is married with two children. when she is not working or studying, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, reading, volunteering, and watching movies.

Ebere Morgan, Ph.D. (Member, Board of Directors)

A leadership consultant, executive strategist, professional coach, author, educator, and communicator. He advances though leadership in multiple professional disciplines including clinical neurological health, health leadership, healthcare strategies, research, leadership development and strategic foresight. He possesses a wide international exposure as a professional and academic under several healthcare, business and leadership bringing added exponential value in various professional and organizational contexts. He sits on various corporate boards and advisory councils at local, provincial and international levels where he lends his critical skills, experience and acumen in system governance, policy creation, development and implementation.

Dr Morgan presently deploys unassailable competence, intellectual horsepower, eclectic knowledge and sound expertise in generation effective powerhouse and sustainable transformational change to people and organizations across continental divides. A dynamic communicator, Dr Morgan is sought after speaker. He thoroughly engages individuals, groups and organizations alike to power elevate as a commitment to his mission to inspire purpose and possibilities in people. One entity at a time!

Dr Morgan is the President and CEO of Deztiny Strategies Inc and is passionate about people, organizations and all things leadership. He holds a doctorate in leadership & strategic change and serves as a professor and research scholar in multiple institutions of higher learning and professional bodies.

Olugbenga Fakoyejo (VP Western Canada)

He is passionate about building connections, relationships, collaboration, and valuing the perspectives of others. 

He is very active in community activities that promote incredible conversations, sharing of knowledge, resources, mentoring, and coaching that is focused on helping and supporting immigrants thrive professionally and socially in Canada.

Derrick Amo Anim  (VP, Finance)

Derrick Amo Anim is a seasoned Chartered Banker with in-depth expertise in Credit risk management, entrepreneurial and business portfolio development. He is currently an Entrepreneurship Relationship Manager at the Federation of African Canadian Economics (FACE)—with a central focus on providing business advisory and coaching services to develop and grow entrepreneurial initiatives in the community, assessing and managing lending risks and enhancing FACE’s engagement with stakeholders. 

Derricks walk on the path of credit management and business development began after he graduated as the youngest Chartered Banker in Ghana in the year 2009, and he further on pursued an MBA in Banking and Finance with Paris Graduate School of Management in France-Paris. 

Upon being equipped with invaluable knowledge in banking and finance, Derrick began his career as a management trainee with International Commercial Banking Group where he rose through the ranks and participated majorly on the integration committee during the acquisition of the Bank’s Ghana brand by First Bank Nigeria. He rose on in career to establish and head the Credit Origination and Monitoring department of Consolidated Bank Ghana until moving to Canada in July 2022 and joined FACE Coalition exactly a month after arrival.

Over the past year in FACE, he has been phenomenal in supporting black owned businesses in Canada by providing expert financing advice to support businesses to scale up in line with FACE’s mission of creating sustainable generational wealth in the black community.

He has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to provide cutting-edge and custom-fit financing solutions for Black entrepreneurs in Canada with a high rate of success.

He has a high drive for community impact and has been a volunteer of the Council of Nigerian Professionals since July 2022.

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