Daraka E. Satcher is director of the Satcher Group. In this capacity, he worked on several major development projects underway in the Atlanta area – including the redevelopment of Turner Field and Herndon Square, a large mixed-use project near the city center.
From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Satcher served as Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs and intergovernmental in the United States Department of Commerce. In this capacity, he managed the legislative and intergovernmental operations of the Office of the Secretary and twelve offices of Commerce – including the International Trade Administration and the Economic Development – and was the principal adviser to the Secretary of Commerce in legislative strategy and coordination with the governments of states and local communities. Prior to his appointment as Mr President
Satcher worked at the Congress of United States for eight years, ending his stint as the first Chief of Staff in the Office of US Congressman Hank Johnson from Georgia. In this capacity, he managed all administrative and legislative operations. Prior to that, Mr. Satcher was Director legislative in the Office of US Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. from Tennessee, and managed congressional affairs for the National Endowment for Democracy – on organization international democracy promotion. He began his congressional career as Policy Advisor in the Office of US
Congressman John Spratt in Carolina of the South and was political advisor to United States Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan. A 2014 Atlanta Leadership Class graduate, Satcher earned his Doctor of Laws Degree from Emory University Law School and his BA in Political Science from Morehouse College. He currently sits on the boards of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, Georgia District Export Council, Voorhees College and the Council Skyland Trail Advisory – a healthcare organization nationally recognized non-profit organization based in Atlanta
Tope Adeyoju Is the founder and president of Bronze Pillars Enterprise, a limited liability company based in the United States and created to provide business development solutions and technology
to organizations making of business in the sub-Saharan region.
Mr. Adeyoju brings to the table a basis of data with direct access to more than 250 000 African households as well as hundreds of companies and organizations managed by Africans in North America (United States and Canada). It has a directory executive contacts in large American companies and strategies viable for business partnerships international ready to be deployed in carrying out an economic activity and profitable growth in the following sectors : renewable energy, agriculture, education, mortgage banking, real estate sales, logistics, transport, security and entertainment. In 2019, he launched a survey of health centers in several cities in West Africa in order to assess the possibility of increasing access to physicians for the patient population of ECOWAS (Economic Community West African States) thanks to telehealth. The results of the survey are worthy of interest to fortify a countryside commercial in the health sector through the target region as soon as the COVID-19 restriction travel ban will be lifted.
Currently, Mr. Adeyoju supports IT modernization projects at SSA (Social Security Administration). Before his current project, Mr. Adeyoju was an economic intelligence analyst and data management for the CMS HITECH program (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health). He produced periodic reports for the public on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis that reflected over $ 38 billion in payments incentives that were paid to hospitals and medical providers between 2011 and 2018 within the framework of the HITECH program. Before supporting CMS, Mr. Adeyoju worked on projects private sector stimulated by the HITECH program which required medical providers to move from managing paper-based patient records to electronic health records (EHRs).
Despite the reluctance of medical providers nationally and within the framework of its projects, her client intimacy skills won buy-in medical providers above the 80% threshold required to certify as part of the CMS HITECH program. Hospital management groups he worked with thus earned millions of dollars in incentive payments between 2011 and 2018. Mr. Adeyoju is an Agile Practitioner, Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO®) and Thinker systems dedicated to increasing the value of the service provided to customers. He is Bachelor of Economics from the State University of New York at Purchase.
Interviewed the most famous celebrities, athletes and notables most famous in the world. He started his career in New York as co-host of «106 & Park, B.E.T’s Top Ten Live ”, a program broadcast live with a mixture of famous guests, live performances and the most popular hottest videos selected by viewers. It is B.E.T.’s most popular show to date and enabled the channel to break audience records by becoming the number one video show in America.
After working at B.E.T for five years, AJ wanted to broaden his horizon and therefore took a position as correspondent at EXTRA where he worked for 14 years winning the title of co-host and winning two Emmys in 2014 and 2016 for the best new entertainment program. AJ always knew he was meant to be in entertainment in one way or another. From high school, he produced and promoted fundraisers for different organizations. By the time he enrolled at Howard University, he had formed his first promotion company, which was behind some of the best independent events for homecomings legendaries of his university. Calloway continued his career marketing and promotion after college and settled down in New York where he owned and operated a management company club, promotion and marketing who dominated the African American market after work and late at night for over 10 years, called Black Diamonds Entertainment. AJ strongly believes in giving back to the community.
It is part of the school dean’s advisory board of New Jersey Rutgers Medicine. Calloway even returned to his alma mater, Howard University, and taught voluntarily a third course cycle on hip-hop culture and its relationship with public history, the first course like that in college. Calloway is also an active and proud life member of the Omega Psi Phi Inc. fraternity where he devotes a lot of time to service from the community.
AJ currently owns and runs The Collective Professional Resource Group, a consulting company focused on business development, celebrity relations, strategic marketing, promotions as well as event planning virtual and experimental. AJ Calloway is also a husband and father of three extraordinary children who are the light of his life
Philip De Leon is an international business development manager ready to successfully conquer new new market shares. An enlightened leader recognized for his ability to lead teams, he has extensive experience in harnessing its unique skills in leadership and interpersonal skills to develop its activities.
Excellent and extensive expertise in the areas of business, government, marketing and law, as well as a broad multicultural and educational background to foster multi-million dollar cross-border transactions. Strong skills and diplomatic relations, with the ability to liaise, establish and maintain relationships high level with leadership and government. Recognized team player with a strong commitment to excellence, attention to detail and getting things done.
Strategic advisor and commercial development consultant with Fortune 500 companies and of non-profit organizations on all subjects mentioned below. He played an active role in development aid sales and sales efforts of AGCO worldwide whole by presenting and discussing the proposals for AGCO value to heads of state and government foreigners, ministers, departments and agencies
the US executive, foreign embassies, organizations trade, multilateral development institutions and financial institutions, non-profit organizations, delegations commercial and business partners. Lobbying on targeted questions. He helped secure a commitment of 50 million dollars from the President of Uzbekistan in
“He helped secure a commitment of 50 million dollars from the President of Uzbekistan in September 2017 supporting the creation of a joint venture for the construction of a modern storage of cereals and the development of poultry farming in Uzbekistan”
SENIOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT ~ CROSS CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
Strategy and Policy Formulation/ Risk Management / Conflict Mitigation / Negotiations
Skilled senior leader with extensive experience in managing comprehensive diplomatic, development, and security programs in an international environment. Highly accomplished and recipient of multiple performance awards. Intelligent, articulate, creative, and decisive leader who can serve as an effective member of the senior management team. Strong professional network and relationships in international security, commercial, and political communities. Proficient in formulating strategy and balancing policy with organizational goals; providing expert advisory services; and managing large-scale
projects and contracts in a complex environment. Broad experience in engaging international stakeholders to advance diplomacy and development while implementing customer-oriented standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure the advancement of organizational goals. Adept at media engagement, planning and response as well as the prevention through proactive thinking. International experience includes long-term assignments in Nigeria, Iraq, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Afghanistan, Mauritania, Uzbekistan and Egypt. Fluent in English and French. Top Secret Clearance.
MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PRISTA OIL HOLDING EAD AND PRISTA PORT LLC
7/2019 to Present
Participate in day-to-day strategic planning and corporate management for an EU-based downstream energy company.
Portfolio includes strategic business development in Africa, corporate social responsibility, and corporate governance.
U.S. CONSUL GENERAL/PRINCIPAL OFFICER
U.S. Consulate, Lagos, Nigeria
10/2015 to 7/2019
Senior Foreign Service representative leading and managing the U.S. government activities in the largest city on the
continent. Responsible for fostering U.S. diplomatic and commercial relations and executing engagement throughout
southern Nigeria. Responsible for approximately 400 personnel and $500 million of programs.
• Negotiated and purchased on behalf of the U.S. Government an $80 million property for a new consulate.
• Developed and implemented a comprehensive engagement strategy to reduce violence in Niger Delta during the 2019
National Election cycle.
• Mitigated between key stakeholders, e.g., local politicians, international oil companies, militants and civil society, to
reduce loss of life and destruction of critical infrastructure in the conflict prone Niger Delta.
SENIOR REGIONAL SECURITY OFFICER
U.S. Embassy, Abuja, Nigeria
10/2012 to 8/2015
Served as principal advisor to U.S. Ambassador and designed and managed comprehensive security programs protecting
people, facilities, events and data throughout Nigeria. Responsible for a $30 million annual budget and approximately 350
• Designed and implemented procedures to conduct in excess of 200 missions annually into non-permissive regions of
northern Nigeria to support political and developmental activities.
• Oversaw special security operations to support Polio eradication in terrorist impacted areas of northern Nigeria and
Ebola containment in southern Nigeria.
• Led the successful resolution of more than 30 Kidnapping for Ransom cases in the course of a 36-month tour.
SENIOR DEPUTY REGIONAL SECURITY OFFICER
U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq
9/2011 to 8/2012
Served as the Special Operations and Logistics coordinator for the largest security office in the world during the transition
from the U.S. Military to Iraqi civilian rule.
• Led contact plans with Iraqi sources to recover remains of allied forces who had been kidnapped and executed during
the Coalition occupation of Iraq.
• Negotiated with the Deputy Prime Minister for the removal of unlicensed armored vehicles and weapons. Used Iraqi
assets to move materiel to Kuwait from Northern, Central and Southern Iraq, saving U.S. government approximately $20
REGIONAL SECURITY OFFICER
U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 8/2007-6/2010
U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal, 10/2003-8/2007
U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania, 04/2001 – 8/2002
U.S Embassy Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2/1998 – 8/2000
Served as principal advisor to U.S. Ambassadors and designed and managed comprehensive security programs protecting
people, facilities, events and data. Developed and implemented security programs to shield facilities and residences from
physical and technical attack. Formulated emergency action plans to manage various crises and emergency situations
ranging from hostage taking to evacuation. Ensured the security of Ambassador, U.S. and locally hired embassy employees,
U.S. government buildings and residences. Acted as primary embassy liaison with host nation police and government
officials to support U.S. law enforcement initiatives and investigations.
• Led teams comprised of special agents, local investigators, and contracted security providers.
• Oversaw perimeter, physical, technical and procedural security and access controls for all visitors.
• Developed performance, training, conduct, and disciplinary standards, policies and guidance.
SPECIAL AGENT IN CHARGE OF THE KARZAI PROTECTIVE DETAIL
Office of President, Kabul, Afghanistan, 8/2002-10/2003
Served as the officer in charge of the $70 million annual U.S. government team responsible for the day-to-day protection
of the President of Afghanistan.
• Designed, selected and built a world class protective security team on short notice, and deployed to Afghanistan to
assume security responsibility from Joint Special Operations Command.
• Successfully protected the President in the capital and throughout Afghanistan and around the world.
• Pioneered tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) that are used to this day to protect executives in non- and semipermissive environments.
Additional Appointments and related experience:
Assistant Regional Security Officer, Cairo, Egypt, 7/1995-7/1997
Special Agent, Mobile Security Deployments, Washington, D.C., 1/1991-2/1995 (served on special teams in Somalia,
Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Bosnia, Columbia)
U.S. Army Officer, Infantry and Special Forces, 1981-1987 Airborne, Pathfinder,
Ranger, Special Forces Qualification Course, Jumpmaster, Rough Terrain Parachutist
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Master of Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Master of Science, Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virgini