‘Femi grew up in Ibadan, Nigeria, and studied economics at the Obafemi Awolowo University before pursuing a banking career that straddled retail operations, commercial banking, and treasury.
Subsequently, he completed graduate studies in Finance at the University of Lethbridge, after which he worked briefly as a strategic analyst. ‘Femi currently works as a portfolio manager with the Commercial Banking group at CIBC.
'Femi's attraction to the United Way is due to the organization's historical and potential capacity for positive change. He enjoys working with other board members and staff to provide solutions to problems in our local community.
Outside work, ‘Femi spends most of his time teaching at the U of L, volunteering for various causes, and traveling with his wife and their 1-year-old son.