C. Benjamin Anyacho, MBA, PMP, CCM
C. Benjamin Anyacho is a Nigerian-born Texan living in Austin, Texas, USA since 1999. He is a Harbinger of excellence in Project and Program Management and delivery, with over 20 years of result-oriented experience in managing complex/complicated enterprise-wide and global projects & programs and stakeholders; he has added multi-million dollars in value to organizations, diverse industries both in the private and public sectors.
He is an international motivational speaker, charismatic project manager, a servant leadership coach and mentor whose goal is to mentor one million project manages and leaders around the world. Benjamin is an intercessor, revivalist, bridge builder, outside-the-box thinker, entrepreneur, business strategist, keynote speaker, talk show host, community leader, adjunct professor, minister, and an apostolic leader. He is the founder and executive director of Apostolic Bridge Builders, Inc., which facilitates, connects, and networks hundreds of businesses, churches, local governments, and non-profit organizations in Texas for city and regional transformation since 2002 through city impact roundtables, and citywide prayer gatherings of leaders. Benjamin hears the sound of an abundance of sustainable, transforming revival rain in the Austin area and around the world. He has convened several strategic gatherings of Austin area elders, apostolic leaders, prophets, and intercessors since 2002 towards the next Great Awakening.
He pastored and oversaw two “new wine gathering” churches in Austin, Texas, from 2010 to 2015, and is an Adjunct instructor at Park University and ITT Technical Institute, both in Austin, Texas. He is also a corporate crisis management consultant at Able J Resources & Consulting. He is the founder of emerging great Leaders and Thinkers and was a weekly radio/TV talk show co-host at Austin Arise! Transforming Revival Radio and TV with Benjamin Anyacho and Barbara Bucklin from July 2007 to July 2009. Anyacho has fostered dozens of strategic partnerships among community leaders, media, compassion and transformational leaders, locally and globally.
Anyacho, then Njoku, was the president of Students’ Union (SGA) at Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Nigeria from 1993-1995, twice sub-zonal (State) president of Nigerian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (NIFES), 1989 and 1993; co-pastor at Prayerlink Evangelical Ministry, Abuja; a founding pastor, Praise Tabernacle International, Owerri, Nigeria.
Benjamin is a value-adder, unrepentant crusader of project management principles and methodologies, an insightful contributor to its professional development, quintessential technocrat, and a skilled strategist. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a certified Restorative Therapist and crisis chaplain, and Texas family wellness instructor. Benjamin earned HND (B.Sc. equivalent) in Banking & Finance from Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Nigeria. He also obtained Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration, Global Business concentration from St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas; In 2015, The Juliana King University in Houston conferred upon him the honorary degree of Leadership, and he also serves as a board of Trustee member of the University; Benjamin founded a couple of large non-profit organizations, including Leaders and Thinkers International and Non-Profit Management Professionals with a combined 33K+ global leaders from more than 150 countries; He serves as a founding advisory of board member of the ADRN–the largest disaster relief organization in central Texas.
He is the author of Bold, Fresh Wine: A Cry for Sustainable Transformation, 2010.
Benjamin is the VP of Marketing for the PMI Austin’s Board of Director http://pmiaustin.org/board.php(2016), a professional organization of 2600+ project, program, and portfolio managers in central Texas, overseeing branding, communications, public relations, social media, community outreach, and job opportunities.
He lives Austin, Texas with his gorgeous wife, Precious and two beautiful kids, Benjamin Dubanuba and Amara.
Follow him on twitter at twitter.com/benjaminanyacho