We are Real. Meet the Team
Dr. Samuel TeniolaCHAIRMAN
Dr. Samuel O. Teniola graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo Univ, Fac of Hlth Sci, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria in 1979. He works in Atlanta, GA and specializes in Internal Medicine. Dr. Teniola is affiliated with Atlanta Medical Center and Southern Regional Medical Center and he has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 41 doctors at Atlanta Medical Center and one of 39 at Southern Regional Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine. Dr. Samuel Teniola is also the senior pastor and CAC Bethel Fellowship, Ellenwood Ga.
Dwight A. Newkirk Sr.VICE CHAIRMAN
Dwight A. Newkirk Sr. served on the Board of West End Business Educational and Economical Development Center. He also served as the Board Chair for America's Premier Grant Writing Nonprofit Specialists, a Non-Profit collaborative and agent for WEBEED. He has been in the Public Service Industry for over 45 yrs. Being an advocate of and a "white knight" to change, this ranges from having been introduced to the service industry, the business environment, and community awareness encompassing enhanced lifelong learning, ethic and positive behaviors required for exhibiting exceptionally superior customer service to an introduction to customer relations, working individually or together successfully on teams dealing with business principles/social issues. Mr. Newkirk is in the process of establishing and positioning his own mentoring and self help Non-Profit organization, P U T-B A C (acronym for People United Together Bringing about Change) to put back into life what life has so graciously bestowed within him. Mr. Newkirk is a divorcee and the proud father of one son (Dwight Jr. /Douglas High School/May 2011) and 3 daughters with the youngest (Courtney) having graduated in May 2014 from Benjamin E. Mays High School. Both Schools are located in the Greater Atlanta Metropolitan Area.
Bolarinwa Alaba Nelson-IpayeInternational Security & Affairs
Year : 52 years old and Married with Children.
Accademics: Bsc, Sociology, 1987, University of Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria.
Msc, Industrial Labour Relations, 1992.University of Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria.
Msc. Conflict Resolutions, 1998, sudduck College. London South East.
Msc. Legal Criminology 2004 University Of Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria..
Group Heads of Security for various banks in Nigeria for 21 years.
Security Consultancy for more than 10 years
Harlequin MurrayBoard Vice President
Harlequin Murray has over 20 years experience working in sales and marketing. She has worked with all sizes and types of clients from all over the world, from individuals and small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations to local and foreign governments. She has also spent several years working for non-profit medical and aid organizations. Additionally, she has owned several businesses.
Harlequin graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Economics, with specialties in Accounting, Economic Development and International Economics.
She is originally from California and currently resides in Georgia. While growing up her family moved often. Internationally, she has lived in Sweden, Peru and Canada. Besides English, she has a basic comprehension of Spanish, Swedish and German.
Jacqueline M. Ross BIOBoard Secretary
Currently, CEO/President of Knowledge I3 Business Solutions and served in the United States Army/ Signal Corp, assignments in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Ft. Huachuca, AZ, and Arlington, VA. Serving in the United States Army was indeed an honor and duty that provided valuable life long lessons. While serving in the Army, I traveled extensively representing the Armed Forces and United States Army playing All-Army and Armed forces sports. This endeavor afforded me the opportunity to obtain a trial for the Washington Mystics Professional Basketball Team. Sports and Technology is my passion, and I look forward to one day working in the sports environment with an emphasis in technology.
After completing my assignment for the United States Military, I received an assignment to work as an IT/Management Consultant, Sr. Network Engineer, and Project/Program Manager. In the positions, I conducted organizational studies and audits, designed systems and procedures, conducted work simplifications and measurement studies, security strategies, prepared operations, procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently, and reduced expenses to improve operation proficiency in the organization.
Skilled at analysis and evaluation on a quantitative or qualitative basis, determining the effectiveness of programs or operations in meeting established goals, measures, and objectives. Self-starter; problem solver; excellent technical and personal skill sets. Managed numerous projects in diverse areas; projects were always performed on time and within budget. Experienced team leader/Manager with the ability to initiate and manage cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.
I received my BS in Information Systems, MBA, and currently working on a Doctorate in Management in Organizational Leadership w/Specialization in Information Systems and Technology (DM/IST).
Queen Blessing Odegua Itua
Queen Blessing Odegua Itua, Chief Wellness Ambassador
MD/CWO of Global Wellness - WIN FitLife
Wellness Empowerment Author-Speaker
Public Health Promotion Practitioner
Biochemist - Fitness Nutrition Specialist
Media "Model -- Actress" Producer
Queen Blessing's studied Biochemistry, Public Health, and specialized in Fitness Nutrition and cancer research. Her field of focus is preventive medicine, incorporating public health education and lifestyle modification to restore wholeness in all aspects of well-being. Committed to ongoing professional development and her passion for holistic wellness, Blessing is currently a Candidate for Doctorate and PhD in Natural/Alternative Medicine, Quantum University.
Blessing is currently employed by Morehouse School of Medicine, Center of Excellence on Health Disparities; where she is participating in the National Institute of Health (NIH) funded cancer research pilot study that assesses the lifestyle modification needs and experiences of African-American breast cancer survivors as well as examines secondary datasets to establish baseline dietary intake, physical activity, cancer risk behaviors, etc.
Blessingâ€™s dedication to inspiring others to wellness motivated her to create Global Wellness - WIN Fit Life (Wellness Inspired Network For Image Transformation and Lifestyle Improvement & Fitness Empowerment). Global WIN FitLife is dedicated to chronic disease prevention and global wellness promotion. The focused mission is "Winning Wellness for Prevention & Cure".
Blessing uses the multimedia approach to bring her preventive wellness awareness message and expertise to communities worldwide.
Current Public Health - Fitness Nutrition Activities in the Community includes Lifestyle Modification & Chronic Disease Prevention Advocacy
- Author "Women Wellness Empowerment: The Secret to Winning Global Wellness" and Dying Inside: Love Your True Skin
- Associate Producer - "Skinned" feature film. Excerpts from "Dying Inside, Love Your True Skin" were used for "Skinned".
- Actress - Queen Blessing's role in skinned is "Dr. Blessing", as seen conducting her real life inspirational wellness empowerment session in the support group & TV show scenes.
- Community/Church Health Outreach - Fitness Nutrition Counseling, Afrosa "Winosa - Zumba Fitness"
- History Makers Training Coach - Connecting Physical and Spiritual Fitness for Optimum Health
Stella Dike RN, MSN, OCN- Oncology Nurse Educator
Mrs Dike is the oncology nurse in the foundation. She is currently working as a nurse educator at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas. She obtained her master's degree in nursing education from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. She is an Oncology Certified Nurse. She loves taking care of cancer patients and has worked as an oncology nurse for 15years. She has great passion in providing nursing care to individuals in rural communities especially women. She is committed to providing cancer prevention education and awareness to the underserved populations. She started medical mission trips to fight cancer in Nigeria in 2006. Her mission is not only to provide cancer prevention education and awareness to the community but also to provide oncology education to the nurses. Due to her relentless commitment to community services, she was the winner of Good Samaritan Nursing Excellence Award for Large Hospitals in 2007. She is very committed to patient's safety in the home setting and recently published a manuscript titled "Implementing a Standardized Home Chemotherapy Spill Kit: A Nurse-Led Interprofessional Approach to Best Practice" in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 2014.
Keshia Nichole WalkerPresident, Insights Marketing International
Keshia Walker is President and owner of Insights Marketing & Promotions Company, headquartered in Atlanta, GA.
Insights is a Marketing & Promotions Company that specializes in corporate and sports marketing, promotions and special events to the urban and professional consumer segments
Insights provides over 20 years of marketing experience in the African-American & Hispanic consumer segments, with over 29 market managers nationally; eight (8) countries internationally; 1,000 bi-lingual brand ambassadors in the U.S. & abroad and college ambassadors covering 100 college campuses throughout the United States.