BOARD OF DIRECTORS
“As we look forward to a new heaven and earth, we spend time on this earth honoring Christ and serving others as best we can, humbly recognizing our limits.” – Dr. David Feddes
Abbey Ogunbola MBA, MPA, Chairperson of the Board
Mr. Ogunbola is a recognized real estate development professional with expertise in affordable and market-rate housing in Chicago. Mr. Ogunbola is a Senior Grant Manager at HUD’s Chicago Hub Office where he is primarily charged with managing, among others, the mixed-finance, mixed-income development component of the Chicago Housing Authority’s $10 billion Plan for Transformation, arguably America’s most ambitious public housing revitalization to date. Mr. Ogunbola holds both an MBA and MPA and is certified: (1) Housing Finance Professional, National Development Council, New York, USA and (2) Community Builder Fellow, HUD/Harvard’s
Kennedy School of Government. Mr. Ogunbola is a Methodist from childhood and continues to be an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Evanston, Illinois.
Angela Asemota, B.A, M.E, Board Member
Mrs. Angela Asemota is a retired high school principal at Imotan High School where she was responsible for creating an environment for improving teaching, learning, and facilitating the school’s interactions with parents and other stakeholders in the community. Her several initiatives which included, but not limited to shared decision-making with teachers, resulted in student excellent achievements. Mrs. Asemota is a deaconess at Christ’s Chosen Church of God.
Barrister Elizabeth Eguasa, LL.B. Hons, BL, Assistant Chairperson
Barrister Eguasa is the Principal Partner of Eseoghosa Chamber, a law firm that specializes in real estate transactions and management. She is responsible for giving guidance and direction, determining accountability, and monitoring the work of team members. Barrister Eguasa is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
An author of several books including but not limited to “A Good Choice Makes a Good Future” and “Marriage A Divine Institution,” Barrister Eguasa is a humble, amiable, and vibrant vessel of the Lord; and she is an embodiment of a dutiful housewife and mother. Barrister Eguasa is a deaconess at Christ’s Chosen Church of God.
Janet L. Grange, B.S, CPA, J.D, Treasurer
Ms. Janet L. Grange is an Attorney and a CPA. Professor Grange was a tenured associate professor of accounting in the College of Business at Chicago State University where she taught and retired after 25 years. She is currently at Osaghae & Associates, Ltd. CPAs where she is primarily responsible for tax planning and formulating tax strategies
Ms. Grange has published widely on tax matters and is also a co-author of a widely used Business Taxation textbook. She is listed in several Who’s Who in America including Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who of American Women.
Mabel Osaghae RN, BSN, Secretary
Mabel Osaghae is the President and Director of Nursing of Ultimate Home Health Care (UHHC) in Chicago, where she is responsible for the agency’s compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Also, she oversees and directs the agency’s nursing functions and consults for other home health care agencies: Mrs. Osaghae found her passion for nursing in her early twenties and has been plugging away at it since then. A devoted Christian, Mrs. Osaghae is a deaconess at All Saints Christian Assembly in Calumet City, Illinois.
Mr. Thomas A.O. Imokhai, B.Sc., MBA, Financial Secretary
Mr. Tom A. O. Imokhai, B.Sc., MBA, is the Chief Executive Officer of TIP Insurance Brokers Limited. Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of SA Insurance Plc. Mr. Imokhai served as an Assistant General Manager of Marketing and Controller of marketing of NEM Insurance Company Nigeria Plc. Mr. Imokhai is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, and a fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing of Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Insurance (1989) from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology and an MBA from Edo State University.
Vincent Osaghae M.B.A., CIA, CPA, Executive Director
Vincent Osaghae is a professor of Accounting at Chicago State University, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1989. In recognition of his dedication to academic excellence, Mr. Osaghae was honored as the Outstanding Professor of the year in 2006 by the CTC/CSU Alumni Association. Mr. Osaghae is also the President of Osaghae & Associates, Ltd. CPAs, a firm with offices in Illinois and Indiana. An avid marathon runner, Mr. Osaghae goes the extra mile to serve and satisfy his clients. Mr.
Osaghae is an Assistant Pastor at All Saints Christian Assembly in Calumet City, Illinois.