Tri-Cities – Moses Ayiku

TRIDEC
Address: 7130 W Grandridge, Suite A
City: Kennewick
State: WA
Zip Code: 99336
Telephone: (509) 735-1000
Fax:
Email: moses.ayiku@wsu.edu

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Moses has over 25 years of experience working in the area of business development on two continents; North America and Africa. He formerly worked as an Investment Officer with a major pension fund in Ghana, West Africa. In this role, Moses conducted due diligence on an array of investment options, including stocks, bonds, direct equity investments as well as loan facilities to various business entities.  Investments he assisted to set up include banks, non-bank financial institutions, hotels, manufacturing concerns and real estate investment; both residential and commercial. Following this, he set up his own management consulting firm that provided financial expertise to government organizations, international nonprofits as well as private companies.  Organizations that Moses worked with include the International Monetary Fund, The Canadian International Development Agency and The Danish International Development Agency. Later in his career, Moses worked with a major wall street firm as an Assistant Vice President.  In this role, Moses assisted bank clients to obtain expansion funds and spearheaded the development of a bank subsidiary as the Project Coordinator.  In this capacity, Moses coordinated the development of this new entity by successfully overseeing a team with members in Brussels, India and New York City.

For seven years Moses worked with the Rutgers Newark Small Business Development Center as a consultant, trainer and Advisory Board member.  He later joined the SBDC in Florida and was appointed the Manager of the FSBDC office in Seminole County, Florida.  Through his collaborative approach, Moses spearheaded the introduction of SBDC services to distressed economic communities in Sanford, Florida.

Moses is highly skilled in assisting entrepreneurs to develop their businesses into viable entities.  His experience has given him a strong set of skills in the areas of finance, corporate restructuring and business management that he leverages to support clients.

Areas of specialization:

  • Business Development
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Business plans
  • Financial Analysis
  • Economic Analysis
  • Social media research

Moses is a former radio host for a business program and has had his own business column in a financial paper.  He holds an MBA from Rutgers University as well as an M. Phil, in Economics from the University of Ghana, Legon.  For the past 15 years, Moses has worked as an Adjunct Faculty in several colleges and universities throughout the country.  Courses he has taught include business, economics and international finance.