Tofunmi Ogunlade joined the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) as an executive assistant and office manager in January 2019. In this role, she is responsible for coordinating executive communications and the daily management of the FFAR office.
Prior to joining FFAR, Ogunlade worked as an executive assistant and project analyst at Rent Rebels, where she served as a liaison between company clients and employees. In this capacity, she evaluated plans and data trends with project managers. Ogunlade also held a position as an administrative assistant and document production specialist at Raffa, P.C., where she designed and maintained electronic filing systems.
Ogunlade has a passion for architecture as it relates to incorporating urban agriculture into an architect’s design. Ogunlade received an associate degree in architectural engineering & technology from the University of the District of Columbia. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Howard University. Ogunlade was awarded an Architectural Imagination certification from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.