Akintunde Bakare - REALTOR®
Akintunde Bakare (Tunde), moved to Texas in 2013 after graduating from the University of Kansas with a BA in Psychology. While attending the University of Kansas with a full ride scholarship as a Division 1 football player, Tunde led his team as a captain providing leadership and tenacity. While studying Psychology at the University of Kansas Tunde studied how people learn, interpret events and make decisions in their everyday lives. This knowledge catapulted him in obtaining the information needed to help individuals make smarter choices in their everyday lives and overcome obstacles that inhibit them from making quality decisions.
After graduation from the University of Kansas, Tunde went to work for Park Place Motorcars Grapevine where he was trained extensively by certified instructors in the art of sales, marketing and negotiation tactics. In addition to this experience, Tunde has an extensive background as a (AML)/Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and financial crimes compliance solutions specialist where he assisted banks and non-bank financial institutions to meet day-to-day compliance tasks, enhanced due diligence reviews, fraud, and financial crimes advisory matters.
Tunde exercises organizational and interpersonal skills in a professional environment and possesses the ability to build a rapport with prospective clientele quickly and effectively. The two biggest qualities that he builds his business on is trust and results. In his spare time, Tunde enjoys spending time with his newlywed wife, Breonna, as well as recreational activities such as, reading, exercising and traveling.