Ms. Michelle Akinrinade
Michelle Patrick-Akinrinade is a seasoned finance professional with over 15 years of extensive experience in corporate finance, investments and strategy. She has domestic and international experience working with both larger, Fortune 50 as well as smaller and early stage enterprises. Michelle has executed transactions and worked across a breadth of industries including financial institutions, telecoms, extractive industries, healthcare, building materials, consumer goods, consumer finance. She has previously held positions at GE Capital and Moody’s Investors Service in the US. In Nigeria, she has worked at Dangote Industries Limited and Paga, and currently works at Chapel Hill Advisory Limited (a leading independent investment bank).
Michelle has a passion for the development of entrepreneurs and early stage businesses. As a member of Rising Tide Africa, she is actively involved in sourcing and analyzing potential investments and mentoring entrepreneurs.
Michelle holds a BBA from Baruch College, City University of New York where she studied Finance and Investments and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.