Segun Adeyina
Segun Adeyina
Candidate
Gwinnett County School Board District 1
http://segunforschools.com

Community Involvement – He was the National President for the Nigerian American Public Advisory Committee USA (NAPAC USA) (2017 – 2019), whose primary goal is focusing on public policy issues for the Nigerian-American community. NAPAC USA host the “ONE VOICE Reception” during the Congressional Black Caucus annually. Graduate of the New American Leadership Project – Ready to Lead 2017. He also served as a General Motors PAC Ambassador. Currently a Board member of the Global African Business Association (GABA).

He has served on the Board of several community and business organizations some of these are Nigerians In the Diaspora Organization America (NIDOA), African World Expo (AWE), African Missions North America (AMNA), and African World Festival (AWF) Detroit MI.

Served on the City of Detroit Faith Based Committee, Fela on Broadway for Music Hall Detroit Planning Committee. He is a Former Board member of African Missions North America (AMNA) for RCCG and Board Member of Exodus Guild who promote charitable programs for disability in Africa.

He is one of the Co-Founders/President of NRC (Nigerian Reunion Corporation) who has hosted the largest gathering of young Nigerians which mobilizes annually 3000 – 5000 attendees to its “Annual Nigerian Reunion” now the “The Nigerian Arts, Culture, and Music Festival” for 19 years. This event has been hosted in over 10 major cities in the USA; which are Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Los-Angeles, Detroit, Baltimore, Las Vegas, Miami, Orlando, Chicago, New York, New Jersey, Houston, and Dallas.

The Professional– Segun Adeyina is an independent IT Consultant/Project Manager. He recently worked for General Motors (GM) in the IT Strategic Planning Organization at the Global Innovation Center in Atlanta, GA; prior to moving to Atlanta he was a Deployment Lead with the OnStar Organization in General Motors. He has worked with leading Consulting firms HP and CAP Gemini America (CGA) and had a diverse career working in technology for Comerica Bank and Ascension Health System a leading Health Care organization. As an Engineer he worked for Reliance Comm/Tech in Lorain Ohio while pursuing his Electrical Engineering Degree.

The Family Man – Segun is Married to Kofo Adeyina, CPA and they have 3 wonderful children Dami (13) and twins Lade (10) and Layo (10). He was born in 1969 to Dr. Kola and Mrs. Leotta Adeyina in Lagos, Nigeria and is the first child with 3 siblings; He spent his early childhood growing up in London, England and moved back to Lagos Nigeria where he completed his Elementary and High school education. He spent 1 year at the University of Lagos and then transferred to the University of Akron Ohio where to continue his University Education. He is a Christian and worships at Victory in Nocross, GA.

The Education/Educator – He is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Akron OH; and A Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems at Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI. He is also been a past Adjunct Faculty at the University of Phoenix and recently an Adjunct Faculty at Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) in Wayne County Michigan. At both institutions he taught both computer technology and project management degree coursework.

Awards and Recognition:

  • 2019 – African Community Service Awards Recipient
  • 2019 – Global Black History Honors Honoree
  • 2019 – Martin Luther King Drum Major Award Recipient
  • 2018 – Kaleidoscope Honoree for his leadership in advocating for Nigerian – Americans in the USA.
  • 2005 – NiPro Top 40 Under 40, Impacting the Nigerian Diaspora
  • 1999 – Recognized by 100 Black Men of Detroit as a Distinguished individual who was a Mentor for the Big Brother Big Sisters (BBBS) in Detroit, MI.

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