Tsegaye Legesse serves as President on STEM Synergy’s Board of Directors.
Tsegaye comes to STEM Synergy with extensive experience in the Education sector. A strong believer in Education for development, Tsegaye understands the critical role of Science and Technology Education to bring sustainable national development and growth.
Tsegaye brings over 20 years of combined professional work experiences in Educational Management, Financial Management, Investment Management, Strategic Planning, Leadership and Project Management.
Tsegaye has served as a Sr. Project Manager at the US Department of Labor. Prior to this role, Tsegaye was an Accounting Manager in the National Institute of Health (NIH) ; as an Assistant Controller at SEIU Pension and Health Care Investment Funds Management. He was also the founder and CEO of Hulu Diversified Financial Consulting in MD. In Ethiopia, he was a Communication and External Officer at World Vision International.
Tsegaye earned his bachelor’s degree (with great honor) in Educational Management and Planning from Addis Ababa University and MBA degree from the University of Towson/Baltimore. He won a scholarship in Norway and studied Education and Development at the University of Oslo. Tsegaye is a professionally licensed CPA ( Certified Public Accountant) in the US and holds a certificate in Project Management from Project Management Institute (PMI).
Yisehak Shata serves as Treasurer on STEM Synergy's Board of Directors.
Yisehak is a Senior Project Manager for Branch Civil Company that is very well known in transportation and infrastructural development in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States. He is responsible for Project Management of heavy civil construction, design-build, and site development. He has been with the same firm for the last 14 years.
Yisehak brings over a total of 18 years of experience in project management experiences including but not limited to planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling and executing. Before he moved to the US, he worked in Ethiopia for South Roads Authority and Contractors as a civil engineer for 4 years.
Yisehak is very interested in utilizing technology to bring meaningful development in Ethiopia.
Yisehak received BS in Civil Engineering from Addis Ababa University and Master of Engineering in Project Management from University of Maryland.
Yisehak has earned his PE (Professional Engineer) license from the state of Maryland and Virginia.
Eyob earned his B. S. in Electrical Engineering, at the Ethiopian Defense Engineering College. His academic specialization was in Electrical Equipment Design.
Eyob has more than 6 years of experience in the Ethiopia Air Force, serving as electronics and electrical specialist, electrical&electronics workshop supervisor, Avionics section head, and electronics&electrical course lecturer. He also has 2 years experience working at Glitter Biomedical Technology, where he installed and programmed PLC and Microcontroller-based machines.
Tesfaye Shiferaw serves as IT expert at Foka Science and Engineering center.
Tesfaye was a lecturer in Ethiopians Defence Engineering College and has been with the same college for the last 9 years.Tesfaye brings over a total of more than 9 years of teaching experiences including but not limited to department head, software development, project management, network administration and installation.
Tesfaye received both BSc degree (with great honor) in Computer Science and M.tech in Network and Information Security from Ethiopian Defense Engineering College.
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)
DSM Planning Specialist, NV Energy, Nevada.
Senior Manager-Compliance at NASTAD, Washington DC.