Gbenga Mathew Owotoki, MSc, MBA, CPC, CPM,
Propagator of The Gospel, Spiritual and Life Catalyst, Positive Change Architect, Peak Performance Technocrat, Leadership Engineer….
Gbenga met the Lord at the tender age of 12 and has continued to experience God’s grace upon his life. He has at various times taken up leadership positions dating back to his elementary school days where his teachers noticed his deep intelligence and traits of leadership in him, he was made the head prefect both in his elementary and high school days. As the head prefect in high school, he was responsible for over 5,000 students where he initiated reforms that positively impacted on the school.
He was also the President of the Fellowship of Christian Students, as well as the chairman of the school magazine. After high school, Gbenga went ahead to study for his A-levels (IJMB) at the Kwara state Polytechnic. While at the school, his love for the things of the Lord came to bare and once again he was saddled with the responsibility of leading the IJMB Christian Fellowship in the school, under his leadership, many young lives experienced the saving power of the Lord and many of such people are doing exploits for the Lord today.
Gbenga went ahead to start up the Ex-IJMB/SBS Christian Association after the Lord spoke to him to put this in place, he received this vision in September of 1997, in obedience to this instruction, he went ahead to discuss this vision with others that have worked tirelessly with him and thus the first camp meeting was held at CEM camp in Ilorin in April of 1998 with about 25people. Gbenga will always say ‘you cannot talk about Hephzibah International without making mention of these great beginnings. Time and space will fail us to include all that Gbenga has been able to achieve for the Lord, for others and for himself. While in the university of Ilorin, he served as the General Secretary of the Unilorin Christian Union among other positions that he held while in school.
He graduated from the University of Ilorin and went ahead to study for his Masters of Science in Natural Resources Management at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. He served as the Pastor of New Covenant Church Stuttgart and worked briefly for the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry in Germany before moving on to London for further studies in Management. He later relocated to the US after receiving an offer for an Executive MBA degree in International Business at Schiller International University, Florida, USA. While at Schiller, he was inducted into the Alfa-Beta honors association in the US and upon graduation; he received the Neil Armstrong award for outstanding performance in his graduate studies. He graduated top of his class.
Gbenga is a member of some international organizations both in the US and Europe. He has further certification as a Business Analyst par excellence. A Peak Performance Expert, Change Management technocrat and he is also a certified Human Resource specialist. He is happily married to his jewel of inestimable value Eunice who has been a great inspiration and supporter and they are blessed with a son Leslie Oluwasubomi.