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Vincent Osaghae: A Journey of Perseverance, Excellence, and Trust

Amidst the bustling streets of Chicago, there was a young foreign student, Vincent Osaghae, who embarked on a remarkable journey fueled by determination and resilience. Struggling to make ends meet, he drove a taxi to pay for his tuition while pursuing his dreams of higher education. Little did he know, this journey would lead him to extraordinary achievements and accolades beyond his wildest imagination.

In 1985, Mr. Osaghae graduated at Chicago State University (CSU), receiving his baccalaureate degree. Fast forward to 1989, Mr. Osaghae found himself back at CSU, not as a struggling student, but as an Assistant Professor of Accounting. The transformation was nothing short of miraculous—proof that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.

His tenure as a University Professor of Accounting has not only shaped the minds of future professionals but has also earned him the prestigious award of Outstanding Professor of the Year by CSU—a testament to his unwavering commitment to education and excellence. As Mr. Osaghae prepares to retire at CSU in August after 35 years of dedicated service; his legacy of perseverance, excellence, and trust will continue to inspire generations to come.

As the principal of Osaghae & Associates, Ltd. (O&A). Mr. Osaghae leads a team of professionals dedicated to assisting small-to-midsize businesses with their accounting and tax-related needs. With offices in both Chicago and Schererville, O&A is equipped with modern cloud accounting technology to provide unparalleled service to clients across the country. Nestled in the heart of the Chicago Morgan Park/Beverly community at 11070 S. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60643, O&A is more than just an accounting firm—it’s a trusted partner in the success of its clients. Their commitment to excellence and integrity has fueled their growth and earned them a stellar reputation in the industry. Word of mouth referrals remain their strongest advertising tool—a testament to the trust and satisfaction of their clients.

His journey—from struggling student to esteemed professor and successful entrepreneur—is a testament to the power of resilience, hard work, and unwavering determination. Mr. Osaghae is also an assistant pastor of a local church in Calumet City. An avid marathoner, he has run 40 marathons. Mr. Osaghae’s story is not just one of success, but of triumph against all odds—a reminder that with passion and perseverance, dreams can indeed become reality. Contact O&A at 773.881.8080 or admin@osaghae.com.

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