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Executive management
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation


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University of Maryland, College Park, USA
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University of Management and Technology, Virginia, USA
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University of Lagos, Nigeria
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Harvard University, USA
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Managing Partner/Entrepreneur
Haquad Group Inc.
January 2008 - Present Day (9 years 7 months)

Established/provide overall leadership in a startup management consult () and, a logistics management company (). Leverage a track record of professional expertise/academic excellence in economics, management, leadership, strategy development, corporate finance and corporate governance to consult with disadvantaged small businesses. Coordinate a virtual PMO as a lead consultant to ascertain best practices.

Haquad Group purchased Goin’ Postal (GP) franchise right. A chain of retail shipping/receiving conglomerate with almost 400 locations in the US. Goin’ Postal specializes in global logistics management representing the business interests of FedEx, UPS, DHL, and the US Postal Service. Goin’ Postal directly competes and complements FedEx Kinko’s and the UPS Store.

Manager, CFO Group
Arthur Andersen
September 2006 - January 2000 (6 years 7 months)

Managed multi-sector and multi-industry audit projects with CFO business clients, focused on strategy, regulatory environment and risk management in financial operations. Conducted analysis of transaction flow, budgeting, cash flow management, commitments, obligations, assets management and financial statements. Provided policy recommendations for business growth and competitor’s benchmarking.

SVP, Finance and Operations
Thurgood Marshall College Fund
July 2004 - November 2007 (3 years 5 months)

Governed the overall finance and operations management in an ERP business environment. Directly supervised finance, operations, project management office (PMO), IT, and HR business units. Partnered with the executive management team and the Board of Directors to develop and execute strategic business plan. Acted as internal consult to ensure best practices in organizational management, portfolio management, strategy development and leadership.

Leveraged SAP FI business process to re-configure the financial accounting management systems which ensured efficient internal controls and smooth annual fiscal audits in compliance with GAAP/FASB. Presented periodic operating reports to the CEO, the Executive Committees of the Board and the Board of Directors.

Senior Financial Controller
UBS Paine Webber
February 2000 - July 2004 (4 years 6 months)

Analyzed and communicated management information, strategy and forecasts to other business units. Managed external reporting processes and prepared financial reports focusing on segment results, clients’ assets and key performance indicators. Reconciled the general ledgers, performed analysis of the balance sheet and the profit and loss accounts for senior management decisions.

Developed and monitored the annual department budget and performed variance/scenario analysis for forecast. Collaborated with other business units to ensure the effectiveness and stability of the internal control procedures. Coordinated the activities of external auditors, consultants and vendors on special projects to ascertain the realization of strategic outcome. Monitored and ensured compliance with regulations.