Members of the Governing Board of Directors of Uncommon Me International provide strategic direction, governance, oversight and assistance with development; also provides advice on key strategic mode of operations. Board members donate their time, talent and treasure to help Uncommon Me International reach its mission and vision.
Izuchukwu Okafor, the Executive Director of UncommonMe International, a brand with a passion to inspire and raise young people that will deploy their gifts and abilities to create a life of passion and positive influence in our generation, aimed at raising passionate leaders for betterment.
He wants things to be different in his community, which led him to start the UncommonMe Project, he aimed towards raising a generation of youths that are different, inspiring, and passionate about getting things better in the community. He wanted to reach out to these young ones and expose them to the right information they need in other to be better and do better. He have implemented severally Education Support Services, Capacity Building Initiatives, Personality Development Services. impacting over 2500 children and young people across Eastern Nigerian.
Ejike Okpa, who was a Dallas Mayoral Candidate, Founding Sponsor of Martin Luther King Jnr National Memorial in DC. Okpa is a native Nigerian but a naturalized US citizen. He is a self-employed business owner and Real Estate practitioner.
He is the founder and principal of The OKPA Company, LLC, which has appraising and brokering commercial real estate and consulting on international trade.
Okpa obtained his college and post college education from University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria; University of North Texas, and Harvard University, in Estate Management and Real Estate respectively. He is also a graduate of Dallas Police Citizen’s Academy Class 17 in 1999 and Alumni of Dallas FBI Citizens Academy 2003.
He has been actively engaged in advocacy on worthy causes and community services where he renders selfless service to humanity.
He is passionate about youth development.
Gordon Tredgold is a business and IT transformation expert who has successfully delivered $100 million programs, run $300 million departments, and led teams of 1000 staff for Fortune 100 companies. Now, he coaches businesses and executives. He is also an international speaker, and published author. His mission is to help people become better leaders who deliver amazing results.
Heralded in Inc. Magazine as one of the top 100 Leadership and Management Experts and Speakers, Gordon is also ranked #2 on the Top 15 Must Read Leadership Blogs and #4 on the Top 50 Most Socially Shared Leadership Blogs. He is also a Visiting Professor at Staffordshire University, a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management and a member of the National Speaker’s Association.
Adaeze Faithwin is a rare lady with a vision to raise young execellent leaders who will change their world.
An Envoy Sent to Raise Others
Adaeze is the Consultant at De ENVOY - Faithwin Adaeze's Desk,
and she currently serves as the Youth Development Counselor at Uncommon Me International and also a board member.
She studied Surveying and Geoinformatics at University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Chime Chinonso Simon is a Public Speaker, IT Consultant and Career Expert. He is the founder and President of Chimex Vinlex Technologies . An ICT Professional Service Firm.
He graduate from the University of Nigeria with a degree in Microbiology.
He has worked with Career Impact Consult and Horebson Resources and have trained students on Career and Entrepreneurship in more than 50 Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.
He currently works with the ICT Unit of University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.