Executive Board
Posso Ganame,
President

possoganame@gmail.com

 Posso Ganame is a Petroleum Engineer with Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation (OXY) since 2012. He is an expert on data management where he led the well audit team to manage data by ensuring that all engineers, geologists, managers, and all disciplines involve get quality data to make a smart decision that will result in operation cost reduction while increasing productivity. 

Posso is also a businessperson with a great entrepreneurial culture. "I am a passionate entrepreneur and investor," he says. Over the past ten (10) years, he has founded or co-founded several companies that evolve in areas such as taxation, insurance, automobiles and logistics. 

In May 2018, the CEO of BG Logistics, LLC received the G7 Award, which honors Houston's 7 Best Entrepreneurs in the US, awarded by Houston International Trade Center. 

In June 2019, he received a second Award as the Best Burkina Diaspora Businessman. 

A young man with a lot of experiences, Posso is the President of Texas-West Africa Chamber of Commerce which vision is to become the premier economic platform between West Africa Nations and United States. This Houston-based Chamber of Commerce is open to American and West African companies to increase trade ties. 

Roselene Alexis
Executive

Alexis@efikas.com

Innovative and Result-Oriented Legal Counsel & Business Strategist with in-depth knowledge and over 15 years of hands-on experience managing local, foreign and multinational businesses.

Roselene is known for her intuitive ability to assess opportunities, facilitate strategic decisions and drive successful executions of a broad array of projects across industries.

Her extensive insights are drawn from representing and supporting some of the world’s leading technology, quality assurance, risk management, legal and energy companies where she has been responsible for developing and implementing customized solutions that drive optimal results across many complex transactions.

She started Efikas because she wants to use her accumulation of experiences and operational insights to empower others to transform their great ideas into thriving business ventures.

She has substantial experience in Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

Roselene, who holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and a Master of Law (LL.M.), is a soccer enthusiast and enjoys cooking and spending time family and friends.

Souleymane Traore
Treasurer

bibotetraore@gmail.com

Mr. Souleymane Traore is a computer scientist. He is currently a Warehouse Technician at Alcon Houston, the world’s leader in eye surgery equipment.

Mr. Traore is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at Prairie View A&M University. With dual knowledge of computer and agriculture, Mr. Traore hopes to bring his help to the fight against food insecurity around the globe.

Mr. Traore is also an active member of the Association of Burkinabe in Houston (ABH), where he became the communication officer from 2014 to 2016.

Aboubakar Lougue,
Vice-President

louguebouba@gmail.com 

Mr. Lougue is an investor, statistician and data scientist. He is a Manager of the professional services team at Avalara. As a manager, he is responsible for resource allocation on projects and oversees those projects as Project Director and technical Subject Matter Expert (SME). He accumulated over 9 years of experience in Oil & Gas Industry. He understands the upstream and the downstream movement of fuels inside out. He is a well-versed expert on excise tax determination and compliance software in the Oil & Gas industry in North America.

​Mr. Lougue is a consultant in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence. He is the founder of Daventure Consulting, a data consulting company. He enjoys exploring the hidden patterns within big data and transform them into data-driven decisions. He prides himself for challenging and scrutinizing the myth behind data to arrive at conclusions that bring consensus among strong opinionated stakeholders. He focuses on model building and predictive analysis.

Born and raised into a business family in Burkina Faso in West Africa, Mr. Lougue constantly pursuits business opportunities wherever possible. He is a passionate real estate investor. In early 2019, he co-founded Texas-West Africa Chamber Commerce (TWACC) with the goal to further facilitate Western African integration in Texas and to build the bridge between Texas investors & entrepreneurs and their counterparts in West Africa. He also recently co-founded SkyHill Group to penetrate the insurance business in Texas.

Mr. Lougue is an alumnus of the University of Houston, where he obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information System (MIS) and graduated with the highest distinction conferred by the university, University Honors and Honors in Major. He also owns a Master of Science in Statistics at Texas A&M University, one of the finest statistics programs in the United States ranking above some ivy-league schools. He is certified in Global Energy Management, in Project Management Professional (PMP) and Property & Casualty Insurance license in Texas.

Roger Boissy
Vice-Chair

brogerroland1@gmail.com

Roger Boissy is an international business Consultant, business negotiator & mediator, business developer. He is also the CEO of the G.A.P Consulting, a consulting company that provides advisory services for businesses looking to expand their products/services overseas. At the G.A.P he has been instrumental in developing a strategic road map, establishing key partnerships, he has helped companies achieve their full potential by maximizing opportunities and fulfilling their mission and vision. He previously worked as the Vice President of Hyland William consulting company based in Cleveland Ohio. A global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on International business, export-import, business mediation, key negotiation, strategic connection, diplomatic mediation, facilitate communication between governments.

Roger also provided his expertise in public relations, business development and government relations for several organization. He served on the boards of numerous organizations including: the , JCI, AACC, Give1project). As a global leader, he has been very active in promoting global efforts for bilateral trade, commerce, economic development, education and cultural exchange. He is also a political strategist and consultant for many electoral campaigns. He is also a motivational speaker. He speaks and writes French and English fluently.

Roger has visited several Countries and has been featured on several national and international media outlets and is the recipient of several distinguished awards.

Roger Boissy was born in Senegal Africa and has obtained a Master Degree in Finance at the

Intercontinental University of Fes-Morocco. He also studied International Affairs and Political Science at the University of Houston. Roger currently lives in Houston Texas.

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