2015 Panelist Rotimi Akinnuoye

 Rotimi Akinnuoye 
Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Rotimi Akinnuoye moved to New York City at a young age. He studied Architecture and Fine Arts at The City College of New York. A successful biopharmaceutical sales professional, one time Middle School Science teacher and business owner. A partner in Bed-Vyne Wine, Bed-Vyne Brew and Bed-Vyne Cocktail. Rotimi is a strong proponent of community service both locally and globally. His charity work has taken him all over the work including: South Africa, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Swaziland among others. He is the Board Chair of the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA. He also serves as the Chairperson of Emmanuel Baptist Church Missions & Benevolence Fund. Customer service, attention to details and building strong relationships based on trust and mutual respect are his strongest attributes.