In early 2014 a couple of egg heads met, having been in the modeling and media communication industry for a while decided to launch a unique brand in the industry, such that will promote the cultural values of the African continent at at same time stand as a proof of its independence. This saw the birth of the VIP Brand with the commencement of the VIP Models Management. Today, this has grown having the VIP Academy, and the VIP Studios, together, Called the VIP Colony.
In the nearest future, the Colony is expected to have new and unique additions all complimenting each other as well as a capacity to stay autonomous.
Amarachi Chukwujekwu is the Project consultant and at the moment manages VIP Colony an autonomous division of the parent firm. She has participated in various pageant as well as been part of organisational team of various bootcamp and trainings for models.
Her educational background is that of Health Technologist. She studies Health Technology at the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO)..
Chukwubuike Ofoegbu is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife Osun State. He studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Upon graduation, he gain employment with Ecobank Nigeria Plc an affiliate of Togolese based Pan-African financial group Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), here he spent 4years before moving to the United Bank of Africa (UBA) plc were he spent another 3years, most of which was as a business and credit analyst and left the firm as Head Specialized and Agricultural Leading.
He moved on to become Director of operations and research with Transworld Investments and Securities, one of Nigeria’s Leading Stock broking and finance houses before moving on. He currently seats on the board of Transworld Investment and Securities, Also he is running a postgraduate programme in one of the Nigerian universities.
Mr Chux sees him sees himself vocationally as a talent manager and mentor while professionally as a financialist.
Funmilayo Amarvi is a graduate of Insurance from the University of Lagos, Lagos State. Funmi has strong interest in New media and evolving technology. She is currently serving as a consultant with the Colony and comes with a vast knowledge in media and media content management. Also she is a Business and Social Executive at a top digital agency in Nigeria, she has worked with a clientele that spans the Tech and Insurance service sectors.
She is channeling her drive to establish the Colony as an outstanding platform in th African frontier.