Board Vice Chairman
Obong Nsima Umoh
He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pillars of Community Development (PCD). As a seasoned banker for over twenty years, his core banking areas cover Credits, Treasury, Corporate Finance and Operations. He worked in Union Bank PLC, Prudent Finance Limited, Commercial Bank (Credit Lyonnais Nigeria) Limited and Universal Trust Bank Ltd. His vision is to provide leadership that will create prosperity and lift more of our people out of poverty using the vehicle of PCD. He holds a Ph. D in Geography and Environmental Science majoring in Population, Environment and Development. He is a Life Fellow, Nigerian Conservation Foundation: Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Management: Fellow, The Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria: Fellow, Chartered Institute of Loans and Risk Management of Nigeria and Fellow, Environmental Management Association of Nigeria.
Principal Manager, Operations
ATANE OKHEMEGHIMI E.
Mr. Atane O. Emmanuel holds a B.Sc. in Accounting from the University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State and MBA in Management from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. He is a member of the Institute of Loan and Risk Management, Nigeria. Mr. Atane has served in various capacities, as a pioneer staff in SOH Nigeria Limited, as a Control Officer with Adebost Consulting and Regional Auditor with LAPO(Lift Above Poverty Organization) from 2003- 2009 both in Benin city and Oyo States. He was central to the development of many pilot programmes and was part of the team that monitored, planned and evaluated several policies that took the organization to where it was then in 2009 before joining Pillars of Community Development in 2010. He has attended several programmes that exposed him to various developments in management and microfinance.
Manager, Port Harcourt Division
Mrs. Ubong obtained her B.Sc. degree from University of Calabar, Cross River State. She started Credit Administration and Monitoring in Micro-finance Institution through an extensive training and association with Lift Above Poverty Organisation, Benin City. She has attended workshops on Industrial Training Fund, Business and Development Performance Management. She is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management, Institute of Loan and Risk Management and currently running a programme in Nigerian Institute of Personnel Management. She is highly self-motivated and so passionate to serve humanity.
Manager, Accounts + Treasury
Mrs. Oliver is a holder of Higher National Diploma in Accounting from Akanu Ibiam Federal Polythenic, Unwana, Ebonyi State and currently undergoing a Postgraduate Diploma programme in Business Administration from the University of Uyo. She has extensive experience in financial and cost management and series of on-the-job training in Accounting for Microfinance. She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Loan and Risk Management of Nigeria and a student member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Before joining PCD, she had worked with Equipment Business and Allied Services Limited in the Accounts and Operations Department.
Manager, Monitoring and Inspection
Mr. Etukudo holds a B.Sc in Finance/Banking from the University of Calabar in 1984. Before joining PCD in 2012, he worked in Cooperative Development Bank Ltd (now First City Monument Bank Plc) as Banking Officer 1. Lawrence has also worked in Nsehe Microfinance Bank Ltd and Uniuyo Microfinance Bank Ltd. He has attended many finance-related courses organized by the Central Bank of Nigeria and Financial Institutions Training Centre. Mr. Etukudo’s experience of over 12 years is an asset to PCD.
Head, Information+Communication Technology
Mr. Aniekan Ananga
Mr. Ananga holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Calabar, Cross River State. He is an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). Aniekan has 10 years of experience in IT. He has worked with Aptech as a Faculty and in AfriHUB Nig Ltd as Training Manager. Aniekan brings to PCD the experience in implementing cutting edge technology in affordable manner.
Head, Administration + Legal
Torobong Akpaetor (Esq)
Torobong Akpaetor (Esq) started his career with PCD as Credit Officer with a B. A (Hons) in History and International Studies. In 2012, he resigned his appointment as Head of our Abak Branch to study Law at the University of Uyo. He graduated from the Nigerian Law School in 2015 and, again joined the organization as Head of Human Capital and Administration. He is a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (2009). He brings his wealth of knowledge and experience as a Lawyer to professionally anchor the manpower development issues apposite to our growth.
Head, AKS III Division
MR. Ime Akpan
Mr Ime Akpan had served as a marketing executive in Industrial and General Insurance Company (IGI) as well as Standard Alliance Life Assurance Limited. He signed off to share in the vision of PCD as a Credit Officer and grew to the position of a Divisional Head where his knowledge of Credit and Treasury Management is brought to the fore.
Head, AKS II Division
Mr Anietie Umoh holds a B.Sc in Statistics from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. He is a member of Institute of Loan and Risk Management Nigeria. He has grown with the organization since 2009, from the position of a credit officer to the position of Divisional Head.
Head, CRS I Division
Uduak Akpan is a customer service professional with seven years experience on microfinance enterprise supervising a team to deliver excellence in customer service and, identifying and converting business opportunities. He has attended professional trainings on Microfinance to enable him excel in the dynamic business environment. He brings to PCD ambition and determination to succeed.
Head, CRS II Division
Unwana Akpan joined Pillars of Community Development as a Credit Officer. Due to her hard work and success-driven attitude, she was promoted within a short period to the position of a Branch Head. She has headed so many Branches. Her dedication, experience and trainings have made her rise to her current position.
Head, AKS I Division
Juliet Nzan has a B.sc in Physics from Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH), Calabar. She joined PCD as a Credit Officer and, through training and dedication, has served the organization in various capacities such as Branch Head, Treasury Officer, Monitoring Officer and currently as a Divisional Head.
Head, AKS IV Division
A graduate of Environmental Science from the University of Calabar, Calabar, Irene has made a mark in PCD. Her credit experience of over four years has facilitated her fast rise to the position she is occupying now. Her tenacity to weather the storm is an asset to PCD.
Mr. Nathanael holds a B.Tech in Project Management Technology. Before joining PCD in 2017, he worked in Globacom and Wonders Logistics as salesperson and, Masters Touch Community Development Company (a Microfinance Institution) as Branch Head. He has attended several microfinance trainings and currently pursuing an MBA. He brings into PCD a blend of creativity and passion.
Head, Lagos Region
Eno has a B.Sc in Accounting from the University of Lagos. He has had over 22 years experience in banking. He is a chartered banker. He has been with Afribank which later became Skye Bank. Eno has strength in credit risk management, treasury and controls. His integrity is an asset to PCD.