The Board of Directors comprises of eminent Nigerians, astute and resourceful managers who have distinguished themselves in their different and various endeavours.
Maj. Gen. Paul Alaowei TOUN (Rtd.) – Chairman
Mr. Babatunde ADEJUWON – Member
Maj. Gen. E. Okwuoma USIADE (RTD) ACIS, FCBI – Member
Major-General USIADE is a retired Army General who served the Nigerian Army for 26years in various capacities. He had varied work experience both in the public and private sectors in Managerial functions from 1961 – 1970. He was commissioned Officer into the Nigerian Army Finance Corps where he held several unit, staff, and command positions amongst which include Director, Military Pensions, Commandant, Nigerian Army School of Finance, and Administrative Commander, command Finance Office, and finally Director of Army Finance, and Accounts.
He attended both civil and military courses, including Finance Officers’ Advanced Course (Non US) at the United Army Institute of Administration, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, USA, Advanced Management Programme in Switzerland and National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos.
He retired from the Nigerian Army in December 1996 with the rank of Major-General. Currently, he is a Member, Board of Governors of Wellspring College, Ikeja, and Redeemers International Secondary School, Maryland, Member, Board of Trustees of Wellspring University, Benin city, Edo State. He presently runs a private business in Lagos with considerable interest in manufacturing, fishing and technology.
Mr. Ebitare OTROFANOWEI – Member
Mr. Ebitare Otrofanowei is a Financial Adviser with several years experience working in the financial services sector in the United Kingdom and Nigeria principally as an independent Broker.
He was also a Director of a procurement company in the UK which provided technological solutions to Nigerian Banks. He was responsible for the pilot introduction of smart card payment systems in Nigeria. His public sector experience saw him serving as a Commissioner of Finance and later as a State Pension Administrator in Bayelsa state, Nigeria.
He graduated from Lancaster University with a postgraduate degree in Business Analysis and is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK. He is married with children.
Mr. Oyintare TOUN – Executive Director
Mr. Toun has a Masters Degree Holder in Business Administration of the prestigious Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC and in International Business (MscIB) from the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. He holds a B.sc in International Business Management from the American College, Dublin Ireland and Certificate in the Investment Funds Institute of Canada from the Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo BC.
He started his banking career as an administrative officer in the then Lion Bank of Nigeria and Zenith Bank Plc, before joining Onyx oils ltd as the Risk management/Finance Director. He has served as a deputy accountant of this company and was recognized for his accurate record keeping and customer relationship ability. He is a team player and one that has a zest for knowledge and new opportunities.
He has attended trainings in financial Management, Risk Management and Competitors profiling.
Mrs. Patience Eteimere GEORGE B.SC, B.A, & MPA – Executive Director
Mrs. George is a self motivated, highly organised and innovative woman who graduated from Command Secondary School, Bode Igbo, Ibadan in 1996, Graduated from the Faculty of law in Olabisis Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State in 2004, went to the Nigerian Law School Lagos and was called to bar in 2005.
She did her Nigerian Youth Service Corp (NYSC) service year in Fidelity Bank Plc in 2006 and finished her service in 2007, after which she went on to do her Masters in Public Administration in Strayer University, Washington DC, in the United States of America, graduated in 2008.
Presently, she is a member of the Board of Trustees of Oyinebi Foundation, a non profit organisation with the intention to make a difference in people’s lives.
She has attended several seminars in process of her journey and still seeks ways to be better. She is the Legal, Secretariat, and Administrative Head of the Company.
Mr. Moses Fola OYEDAPO - MD/CEO
Mr. Oyedapo joined this company as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and a dealing Clerk in February 2011. He is a chartered Stockbroker and a Dealing Clerk on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Olabisi Onabanjo University formerly known as Ogun State University.
Earlier in his carrier, he joined Nichemtex Industries Plc, a leading textile and polyester fibre manufacturing company in 1980 and rose to the position of Marketing Manager before in left that company in September 1994. After this he joined City-Code Trust & Investment Limited, a member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange as a principal manager; having qualified as a Dealing Clerk in 1996 he was promoted to Executive Director, a position he held until he moved to this Company in February, 2011.
Miss Modupe OREKOYA – Deputy Managing Director(DMD)
Miss Orekoya is a graduate of Microbiology from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state, Nigeria. She is a qualified Chartered Stockbroker and a Dealing Clerk on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Before joining Shalom Investment & Financial Services Limited, she worked with Crossworld Securities Limited (a dealing member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange) as account officer, head of marketing and head of asset management units. She was employed in Shalom in July 2008 as a Marketer after which she began to study to become a stockbroker. On becoming a stockbroker, she was appointed a director and an assistant to the MD.
She is presently the Deputy Managing Director of SIFSL and also a stockbroker representing SISL on the Exchange.