Victor Ayara Victor Ayara holds a Masters of Science degree in communication with a concentration in public relations from Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts. He works for Sammons Financial Group in Greater Des Moines (DSM) as a contracting representative. Ayara previously worked at Wells Fargo Bank in consumer lending. Prior to moving to the U.S. in 2013, Ayara was an award-winning Nigerian broadcaster, voice talent and an entertainer. Trained at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Training School as a professional presenter, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in peace studies and conflict resolution. Ayara is the public relations officer of the Nigerian Association of Iowa and functions as one of the advisors for Africans in Iowa for Empowerment. He is also a member of the board of the Iowa Youth Chorus. Ayara’s hobbies include music, reading, cooking and sharing his culture with others. He is happily married with kids.