Michael O. Sekoni
Vice President and General Auditor
Michael Sekoni serves as vice president and general auditor of Corporate Audit and Advisory Services for AF Group. As general auditor, Sekoni directs internal audits and advisory services to ensure that AF Group and its brands efficiently and effectively meet their business objectives. As the chief audit executive, he is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive audit program for the evaluation of the company’s governance, risk and compliance. Sekoni joined Accident Fund in 1998 as a senior information systems auditor. He has since served as internal audit manager, general auditor and, in 2004, vice president.
Originally from Nigeria, Sekoni attended the University of Ibadan where he earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Economics with emphasis in Accounting and Finance. He worked as a research assistant to a World Bank economist during his graduate studies. He began his professional career at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he worked as an analyst/network coordinator. In 1996, Sekoni moved to mid-Michigan where he worked as an internal auditor for Farm Bureau Insurance before bringing his expertise to AF Group.
Sekoni served as president and chairman of the board of directors of the Western Michigan Chapter of Information Systems Audit and Control Association for many years. He was also a founding board member of the Lansing Association of Fraud Examiners. He is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
He holds many certifications including Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Financial Services Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Associate in Insurance Services.
Sekoni is very active in his community through volunteering in charitable organizations, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region; Junior Achievement of Mid-Michigan, and the membership committee of Michigan State University Club.