Iruka A. Ndubuizu, LL.B, B.L, LL.M
Iruka Ndubuizu is an experienced professional who is proficient at translating business terms into legal concepts. She is a Negotiations Expert who graduated from law school over 25 years ago and subsequently earned a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from Emory School of Law in Atlanta. Her experience spans law firms, corporations and academia. She has worked on several high profile multi district lawsuits, including but not limited to intellectual property, products liability, tobacco, and asbestos litigation. Iruka is a trained Mediator who is experienced in conflict resolution and also a savvy contract negotiator proficient in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and administering various types of contracts and agreements.
Her ability to engage and connect with people and excellent communication skills enables her to successfully build teams and maintain effective business relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels. This attribute earned her the Emory Award of Distinction for superior professional ethics. This annual Award recognizes approximately 10-15 employees (out of over 20,000 employees) who have made outstanding contributions to the Emory Community.
Her experience working on several high profile lawsuits solidified her belief that litigation can be averted if business leaders are equipped with the right tools to make better decisions for the company. She believes in using the law proactively to achieve better business results, balance risks with reward and prevent problems. This mindset fuelled her passion for sharing her extensive knowledge via training in both traditional and non-traditional classroom settings. Her training topics include, but are not limited to the following areas - Communication, Leadership, Customer Service Skills, Contract Drafting, Negotiations, Embracing Fears, Overcoming Challenges and Setting Goals.
As part of her social responsibility, she regularly volunteers at several organizations in Atlanta, participated in Medical Missions and Training Missions in Nigeria and is the past Vice President of the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia. She is also a Founding Member of Women Empowered to Achieve the Impossible (WETATi), the Founder of Nigerian Professionals Mixer in Atlanta and the past Vice Chair for the Nigerian-American Public Affairs Committee, Georgia Chapter.
In December 2014, she was nominated for the Woman in Healthcare Leadership Award by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) in Georgia.
Max O. Udeagha, B.Sc.
Max Udeagha is a professional who has had the opportunity to engage with the best resources in the finest environments both locally and internationally. His work experience covers several industries including Public Service, Real Estate, Banking, Management and Technology Consulting as well as the Digital Payments Industry. Max has over 15 years’ experience in Business Case Development, Project Management, Strategy Formulation, Business Process Design and Re-Engineering, Execution Management, Property/Facility Management, Real Estate Valuation, Customer Relationship Management, Supply Chain Management, Lean Kaizen and Six Sigma Methodology Application in availing consulting interventions.
He has worked with top-management and executives to identify key business issues and develop solutions, and has been involved in several transformational projects as a team member, delivery manager and project manager. These opportunities prepared him to always deliver superior performance while ensuring he maintains a balanced work/life relationship. He loves chess, Sudoku, football and reading and believes that traveling is a good form of education. He is a certified Kaizen Workshop facilitator.