Ada Adeleke-Kelani’s purpose in life is to help others be their best selves while achieving their God-ordained purpose in life. She is the Diamond Cutter who believes and lives by the fact that, as James Keller said, “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” Ada is a career, leadership and life coach and her sense of purpose and humour serve her well as a public motivational speaker.
Professionally, as a supply chain and audit professional and a transformative leader, she has established and led diverse teams in various parts of the world. She is known for her pleasant way of challenging and supporting her team members and others around her to discover their brilliance to make a difference in their lives and then in the lives of others around them.
She is also very active in her community, she loves meeting people, serves on several boards and enjoys mentoring people.
Ada knows that when people know and pursue their purpose with passion, their world is a better place. So, she inspires people to make a difference using different fora including through her 4 blogs focusing on pastoral, professional and personal matters: Mrs Pastor, Empowered, We Excel, Diamond and Walking on Water.
Ada is a life-long learner; in addition to being the best graduating student of her Bachelors of Science (BSc.) in Accountancy class, she has an MBA with specialization in International Business Management and a Masters of Science in Finance. Ada is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (Nigeria) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA-CA) in Canada. She is also a designated Supply Chain Management Professional and a Certified Leadership Coach.
She lives in Calgary where she co-pastors with her husband, ‘Leke Kelani, at RCCG, King’s Throne Calgary. They are blessed with 2 very amazing sons who have charged and changed their lives in their own way.