Roxanne Ozoude joined Petals-N-Belles’ Board of Directors in 2016 with a desire to support the organization’s mission to serve young women from disadvantaged communities. Prior to this, she served as an Advisory Board member, providing insights, direction and connecting the organization to strategic opportunities.
Ms. Ozoude is Founder of Ijeoma Consulting, LLC, where she partners with teams, organizations and brands to provide marketing and business support services. She has over 15 years of experience in strategy design and analysis, project management, brand development, digital design and implementation, communications, and more recently, entrepreneurship. In particular, her experience in high net worth relationship development has honed her perspective on philanthropy and the intersection between investing and social impact. She strives to help social organizations apply a model that better aligns the interests of stakeholders towards making a positive change in the world.
Roxanne serves as Executive Director of Wealth and Giving Forum, a convening organization focused on helping wealthy families and individuals achieve greater impact in their philanthropic endeavors. She is also a member of the NYC Advisory Board for Friends of Karen, an organization focused on providing support for children with life-threatening diseases, and their families.
Ms. Ozoude began her career at Waterford Partners, LLC, a New York-based long/short, developed and emerging markets hedge fund. After, she joined Hillview Capital Advisors, a private wealth management firm, as their Director of Marketing. She attended Cornell University and Binghamton University, where earned a dual bachelors degree in Economics (with a concentration in Finance) and African Studies.