Meet the Team: Akeem Ogunsegun

Akeem Ogunsegun, Manager

How did you end up working with Red Granite and ORBA?

Akeem Ogunsegun | Meet the Team - Team Awesome

After working for a non-profit organization and small businesses for over 10 years, I was searching for a change where my skills would be utilized to the maximum and also challenge me . Red Granite seemed like a perfect fit from the beginning of the interview process, it felt like the next level career opportunity.

What’s your area of expertise? or What’s the one problem you’re best at solving for your clients?

One of my areas of expertise would be cash flow management. Based on my previous experience, I am able to use my knowledge to assist clients in managing their cash effectively to help keep their business afloat.

What gets you excited about working with Red Granite?

The variety of clienteles I get the opportunity to work closely with makes it interesting.

Where did you grow up?

Lagos.

Favorite lunch spot?

The Corned Beef Factory.

Weekend hang out?

Chuck E. Cheese with my daughters.

First thing you’d like to cross off your bucket list is:

A trip to Greece.

Three words to describe you are:

Gritty, flexible and accountable.

Favorite Quote/Personal Motto?

If you only walk on sunny days, you’ll never reach your destination – Paulo Coelho.

Three things you think are awesome:

My wife, daughters and running.

Cubs or Sox? Or Hawks?

Cubs.

What song best describes your work ethic?

If you had a superpower it would be:

Telepathy.

Best (website-friendly) joke?

Where do pens and pencils go on vacation? Pennsylvania!

I can’t get enough of ____________

Sweet Mandy B’s cupcakes.

What is the last picture you took with your phone?

My birthday cake.

You’ll also find us online at www.orba.com now that we’re part of one of Chicago’s most prestigious CPA firms, Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd.  With our ORBA colleagues, we’re positioned to offer you an expanded array of state-of-the-art services. 

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