CPS Dallas Symposium

CPS Dallas Symposium at the University of Texas at Arlington, February 19, 2011

After a successful symposium in Houston, the CPS visited Texas again on February 19, 2011, this time at the University of Texas at Arlington. The theme for this symposium was “Investment Opportunities in the United States and in Cameroon.” Here, the enthralling panelists focused on how we can use our personal potentials as well as opportunities available to us within the system to serve as vehicles for investment. The panelists

for this symposium were Geoffrey Mbaku, Jennifer Tangyie, Fon Tenya, and Abigail Wynne.

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Speaker Biographies

Geoffrey Mbaku, BA
Geoffrey Mbaku is the Chief Executive Officer of ABENTRIX Inc, a Medical Supplies & Equipments company based in Dallas Texas. In this role, he manages the

overall success of the company as it continues to make gains in the local, state and federal government procurement market. Mr Mbaku was formerly the Chief Financial Officer at Tender Hands Home Healthcare, a Licensed & Medicare Certified Home Health Agency based in Mequite, Texas serving the elderly population in nine counties.

Mr. Mbaku obtained his Bachelors of Arts in International Relations from the University of Minnesota. He is currently married and a father of two sons.

Jennifer Tangyie, R.N.
Jennifer Tangyie was born in Bamenda, Cameroon, where she attended Baptist High School (BHS) Mankon. Jennifer and her family subsequently relocated to Boston MA, where she attended Brockton High school. She later headed off to college and is currently residing in Dallas, Texas, working as a Cardiac R.N. at the Methodist Dallas Hospital.

After High school Jennifer pursued a career in nursing career alongside a modelling career. In the summer of 2001, she took part in a Miss Cameroon contest hosted in

Dallas Texas and was crowned the winner. Jennifer started doing some glamour

photo shoots, runway shows, and appearing in numerous interviews in the Boston area. Jennifer has represented her continent Africa and her country Cameroon in various places, and has held titles including Miss Africa United States Super Model with Style, and Miss Black Bea

uty International.

Mrs. Tangyie strongly believes in inspiring young women through education, beauty, and self-esteem to bring out the best in themselves, which creates confident leaders and role models. With a rich Cultural background from Africa, together with her multiple experiences, this beauty queen gave birth to the Miss Africa Texas Scholarship Pageant, together with other Team Members. Her vision for this pageant is to bring together women of African descent from all corners of the globe. This will give them an opportunity to compete, network, build pageantry experience, and at the same time learn about the culturally diverse and vast continent of Africa.

Fon Tenya, MBA
Fon Tenya was born in Cameroon and migrated to the USA in early 80’s. He earned a BA in finance from Bishop College, Dallas, Texas in 1985, and earned an MBA in Health Service Management from the University of Dallas, Irving in 1991.

Mr. Tenya worked as a sales representative for TCI Cable Television, in Dallas from 1984-1994, and then for Century 21 from 1994-1995. He later launched Express Phone Cards in 1995 and has been managing the company from 1995 to present.

Mr. acquired an Insurance License in 2009. He has been active in the Cameroonian and African communities at various levels. He has three children.

Abigail A. Wynne, BSc
Abigail is an entrepreneur and former software developer based in Houston, Texas. A graduate in computer science from Texas Southern University, Abby worked as Lead Developer and Project Manager before breaking into the healthcare service industry. In 2004, Home Health USA, LLC was created to provide skilled nursing, physical therapy, home health aide, and provider services in the Greater Houston area and its immediate vicinity. In 2008, she expanded services with the creation of the Houston Therapy Center, LLC to provide therapy services to outpatient pediatric and adult patients who do not qualify for home health services.

She is also a consultant, advising many start-ups and existing home health agencies. She travels extensively and is a member of the Houston Disproportionality Advisory Committee, a member of Networking Sub Committee of Disproportionality and President of Our Lady of Lourdes Ex-Student Association, Houston Branch. She is married and blessed with two sons.