“I am a huge believer in giving back. I have greatly benefited from the Credit Union and believe that it is my responsibility and duty to give back in any way I can to advance innovative policies that will protect members’ assets and enhance their experience”.
Colette Akande, a U.S citizen, is a certified project manager practitioner with over 15 years of experience delivering information technology solutions in the federal sector.
She has implemented and managed e-discovery programs that have processed millions of records for the Department of Justice and the Security and Exchange Commission.
Mrs. Akande holds a Bachelor of Art degree in Translation from Laval University, Canada, a Master of Science degree in Technology Management and a Master of Business Administration from University of Maryland Global Campus.
Mrs. Akande has been a Board member and chair of the Governance Committee for the past year. Before joining the Board, she served on the Assets and Liabilities Committee for 15 months and on the National Geographic Society Federal Credit Union Supervisory Committee for two years.