Paul Popo-Ola is originally from London ON, and a proud Alumnus of Lakehead University, who chose Lakehead University to pursue both his academic and athletic career. Paul graduated from the H.B. Commerce Program in 2010, and while attending Lakehead University he played for the Thunderwolves Varsity Basketball Team. Since graduating, Paul has been working for RBC as a Senior Account Manager, and has taught Accounting at Confederation College.
Paul’s contributions to Thunder Bay include more than just education and athletics; he is also a committed volunteer to many causes and is very involved with the Thunder Bay Boys and Girls Club. Paul was recognized for his volunteerism by RBC in 2012 with the President’s Community Leadership Award for outstanding contribution to the Thunder Bay Community, as well as the Volunteer of the Year Award from The Boys and Girls Club in 2011.
Paul hopes to reach out to recent graduates to increase their involvement in their communities, and encourage them to join the Lakehead Alumni Association.