The Board and Management Team

Onye Linus Obasi-Chairman

A Chartered Banker who started his career with Union Bank Plc in 1965 and rose to the position of Deputy General Manager, Up Country Operations, in 1999 before retiring in 2001. He has attended the Central Bank of Nigeria certification program for non-executive directors.

Arinze Agube Chichi-MD/CEO

Mrs. Arinze-Agube, Chichi is a holder of Higher National Diploma in Banking & Finance and a Master of Business Administration in Banking. She worked 11 years at Zenith Bank Plc, and resigned in 2011 as Senior Assistant Manager. She is a Chartered Banker, a Chartered Finance Controller, a member of the audit committee of the National Association of Microfinance Banks and the current Treasurer of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Imo State Chapter. She is a Certified Microfinance Bank Practitioner and the MD/CEO of Fame Microfinance Bank Limited since inception in 2011.

Okpara Okechukwu-Director

Mr Okpara Okechukwu holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy, a Master of Business Administration in Financial Management. He started his career with Equity Bank in 1997 and worked there for 5 years before moving to Fidelity Bank in 2001. He rose to the position of Regional Manager before retiring in 2017. He is a chartered member of the Institute of Finance and Control.

Agube Arinze-Director

He is a Phd holder in Drug Design and Bioinformatics. He started his career with May and Baker Plc in 1993 as a medical representative and rose to the position of Accounts Manager in 2000. He left the company in 2001 and worked for Aventis Pasteur and Globacom before starting his own company, Biologics Ventures, in 2003. He has attended the CBN certification program for non-executive directors.

Okorie Thompson-Director

He worked as branch manager, Nifex group of companies, Aba from 1999 to 2007. He is currently the Executive Director of Hyondae Digital Image Industries, Aba.

Okorocha Samuel Ikwuakolam-Director

Mr. Samuel Ikwuakolam Okorocha has a Higher National Diploma in Banking & Finance, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing. He started his banking career with Spring Bank, Nnewi (Citizens Bank) and rose to the position of the Head of Operations in 2001. He is currently the Managing Director of Akolam Ventures , Aba, Abia State. Mr. Okorocha has attended the CBN certification program for non- executive directors.

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Emmanuel Akpan-Head, IT

Mr. Akpan Emmanuel holds a B.Tech in Mathematics and Computer Science from Federal University of Technology Owerri, and OND in Electrical Electronics from Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri . He has attended various trainings and seminars like the Information Technology Software Security Development Workshop organized by ZENITH BANK PLC in 2005, Product Development Training by AXAMANSARD Insurance Plc in 2010, Cyber Security and Fraud Detection and Prevention for commercial banks in 2015. He joined FAME Microfinance Bank Ltd in January 13, 2020 as the Head of Information and Technology.

Ajuka Vincent-Head, Internal Control and Risk Management

He is a holder of Higher National Diploma in Applied Chemistry and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. He is a Certified Microfinance Practitioner and has over 14 years experience in the microfinance banking sector.

Opara Chinedu-Head, Credit and Marketing

Mr. Chinedu Opara holds a Higher National Diploma in Public Administration. He joined Fame Microfinance Bank in 2012. He is a Certified Microfinance Practitioner.

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