OUR TEAM

Our team is comprised of individuals that are passionate about the mission and vision of Cycle Connect and who align with our values.

CYCLE CONNECT LEADERSHIP

Molly Burke

CEO

Molly’s journey with Cycle Connect began in 2008 where Cycle Connect was founded as a student club at Bucknell University. Molly has led Cycle Connect from a start-up to a fully operational and scalable enterprise. She has taken the company from distributing 200 loans annually in 2014 to nearly 1,500 loans in 2018. Molly has more than doubled Cycle Connect’s funding in recent years and is preparing Cycle Connect for rapid growth and scaling. She is a graduate of Unreasonable East Africa accelerator and was awarded National Geographic Traveler of the Year for her work with Cycle Connect.

 

Kathleen Palla

Director of Finance and Operations

Kathleen Palla is responsible for the strategic financial and operational decision making at Cycle Connect. Before Cycle Connect, she worked for six years in Corporate Finance at Accenture in Washington DC as well as spent a brief interlude in the U.S. House of Representatives. She holds a B.A. in Business from University of Dallas and an M.A. in International Economics and International Relations from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

 

Aggrey Fred Kintu

Regional Manager

Fred is responsible for our team and portfolio management. He has nine years of experience in banking and microfinance. Before joining Cycle Connect, Fred worked at Opportunity Bank as branch manager from Jan 2013 to Sept 2017 with a demonstrated track record of successful business planning, leadership, agricultural business and risk analysis. He holds a B.A. from Makerere University in Community Psychology and a PGD in Agricultural Risk Finance and Management from Mountain of the Moon University. He is certified in credit management from The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services.

David Resetar

Head of Innovations

David joins our innovations team from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He comes to Cycle Connect with six years of program development experience with a background that ranges from refugee resettlement to agribusiness support. David leads our innovations department in new product and business model testing. In his spare time he enjoys fusing southern US and northern Ugandan cuisine.

 

Hope Okoronkwo

Head of Operations

Hope is a global citizen, having lived in the Middle East, Europe, and the US. Since moving to Africa, he has worked for 6 years in management and managerial roles primarily in agriculture and fintech. Hope’s expertise is in operations with a specialty in rural agriculture and agricultural finance. Hope joined Cycle Connect to manage logistics and operations, enhance customer experience, and support talent and performance management.

CYCLE CONNECT TEAM

Acha Jolly
Innovations Associate
Aggrey Kintu Fred
Regional Manager
Agoa Cecelia
Loan Officer
Angel Odong
Loan Officer
Anthony Ogali
Credit Supervisor
Christine Odyek
Credit Supervisor
Constance Taaka
Accountant
David Resetar
Head of Innovations
Duncan Magezi
Senior Finance and Accounting Officer
Hope Okoronkwo
Head of Operations
Joshua Ekakoro
Loan Officer
Kal Ojera Alex
Marketing Officer
Kathleen Palla
Director of Finance and Operations
Komakech Leonard
Relationship Officer
Komakech Walter
Credit Supervisor
Mandela Geoffrey
Loan Officer
Morgan Ginn
Communications & Development Manager
Mugambe Joseph
Loan Officer
Ocitti William
Loan Officer
Ojuka Moris
Loan Officer
Okot Thomas
Operations Associate
Okullu Joe
Loan Officer
Olweny Sam
Sr. Relationship Officer
Opio Alex
Loan Officer
Opiyo Tonny Morrish
Relationship Officer
Otto Simon Peter
Loan Officer
Titin Albina
HR Associate

JOIN OUR TEAM

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