Komlan Sogbadji has an extensive background in the banking and financial industry.

He is a graduate from the University of Lome with a joint degree in Public law and Sociology. He also has a bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Komlan is currently employed as a Senior Staff Accountant at Peter Kiewit Inc; where he leads the accounts payable team, working with various projects in Canada. Prior to this he worked at First National Bank as well as Wells Fargo Bank. Komlan is very passionate about community development, as wells as human rights issues, especially as it relates to women and under privileged communties. Before moving to the United States he co-founded, with a group of students from the University of Benin, Monde Uni, a non profit organization advocating education for all children and women health.