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Emmanuel Irono

Emmanuel O. Irono, a strategic visionary and social entrepreneur, is the Founder, President and CEO of Motir (“MOTIR”) Services, Inc. and Chairman of the non-profit arm of the company, TIS Foundation. MOTIR delivers a customized array of services to government, military, commercial, and private sector clients in the areas of janitorial, landscaping and facilities maintenance services, design build construction, environmental and engineering services, medical staffing, and IT operations. As a full service, Washington-based contracting support services company, MOTIR has an established reputation for high integrity delivering support to the highest levels of government in the U.S. and Nigeria.

As the President and CEO of MOTIR, Mr. Irono was chosen as a DC Chamber of Commerce 2019 Small Business Champion of the Year.  Mr. Irono was also awarded the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) 2018 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) for his transformational efforts in building a successful Small Business Enterprise.  His journey to social entrepreneurialism started from humble beginnings in Nigeria after which he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Elizabeth City State University and Master of Business Administration in Finance from Morgan State University. Mr. Irono’s volunteer leadership experience includes distinguished board appointments with OCI International, United Way, Tahirih Justice Center, Southeast Children’s Fund and professional affiliations with Certified Financial Managers Association, Leadership Washington and Who’s Who is U.S. Business.