Faculty & Staff

Academic Advisors

Atlantic International University is justly proud of its Academic Advisors and Assessors. Their qualifications and expertise allow us to assert that your program will be evaluated by recognized specialists in the discipline, with extensive academic experience. The advisors responsibility is to guide the student through the key steps of the academic program. Following is a partial list of current Advisors/Assessors.


Linda Shinaywa,
Admissions Counselor

Atlantic International University

 Alantic International University
 Admissions Counselor
 900 Fort Street Mall 40
 United States
 [email protected]

Linda Shinaywa M

Personal Profile

I am an energetic ambitious person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that I undertake, or situation that I am presented with. As graduate from Moi University, pursued Business Management, specialized in Banking and Finance. I am excellent in working with others to achieve a certain objective on time and in excellence.

I am an all round performer who when given a task, has the ability to work quickly and efficiently.  I posses a proactive attitude and strong work ethics, sure to make a real contribution to the day-to-day operations of any business. I possess many transferable skills that can be used in a wide section of settings and industries. I have the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and provide quality service. 

 Career and Personal Objectives

  • Competently apply my knowledge fully in the fields of Business management, and finance
  • Adhere to ethical conduct as stipulated by the organizational policy and the broader external environment.
  • Lead by example in formulating and instituting sound financial policies, procedures and systems that ensure effective control and accountability.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management (Finance), Moi University, December 2019, 2nd class Honors
  • Maasai Girls High School, Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, B-
  • Mt. Sinai CMI School, Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, 383

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Effective planning and organizational skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of people
  • Excellent oral and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite of packages
  • Conducting Research
  • Ability to work with minimal or no supervision
  • Sound Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Critical thinking.
  • Monitoring.
  • Time management.
  • Active listening.

Skills Acquired Whilst Studying

  • Leadership
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Principles of management
  • Banking Theory and Practice
  • Audit and Taxation
  • Financial Institutions and Market
  • Corporate Finance
  • Basic Accounting principles
  • Financial Management
  • Business Finance and International Finance

Work History

  • Treasury Department Intern
    Gulf African Bank March 2018- May 2018
  • Volunteered for the Ministry of Health in Response to COVID. Mainly undertook administrative tasks April 2020-December2020
  • Worked for Platinum Credit Limited as a Junior Loan Officer. January 2021- March 2022
  • Corporate Sales Executive at Pure Boutique Supplies Limited. April 2022 to May
  • Admissions Counselor at Atlantic International University. June 2022 to date

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily update of the bank position in the money markets blotter.
  • Writing of ALCO minutes
  • Receiving customers’ calls and issuing Foreign exchange rates.
  • Meet with applicants to obtain information for loan applications and to answer questions about the process.
  • Contact prospective customers to present information and explain available services.
  • Explain technical product or service information to customers. Contact current or potential customers to promote products or services.
  • Develop prospects from current commercial customers, referral leads, or sales or trade meetings. Identify potential customers.
  • Make presentations on our products to groups and individuals to attract new clients.
  • Analyze applicants’ financial status, credit risk, and collateral to determine the feasibility of granting loans.
  • Obtain and compile copies of loan applicants’ loan application documents, credit histories, corporate financial statements, and other financial information.
  • Review and update credit and loan files of the client.
  • Compute loan schedules as required.
  • Collect payments when they fall due and remind clients when the payments will fall due.
  • Negotiate payment arrangements with customers who have delinquent loans.
  • Preparing and interpreting own report.

    Corporate Sales Executive Duties

  • Identify, visit potential customers for new business, providing quotations and follow up to close sales
  • Review your own sales performance aimed at exceeding target and give daily and weekly reports on progress.
  • Gather market and customer information and provide feedback on buying trends.
  • Identify new markets and business opportunities aimed at increasing our market share through issuing quotations and understanding customer requirements.
  • Record sales as per set targets, negotiating terms, ensure customer service through prompt delivery and responses by email and updating customer database.
  • Ensuring customer’s payment is received on time as per agreed terms of sales.
  •  Compile data and prepare a variety of reports for management and delivering presentations for sales planning and market development

    Admissions Counselor Duties

  • Call prospective students customers using established lead methods.
  • Provide excellent customer service to students through application and enrollment process
  • Handles appointments, interviews and applications in a professional and timely manner.
  • Advises students in program selection, test, advising, registration, etc.
  • Provides general customer service to students from enrollment through graduation
  • Performs consistently to meet or exceed performance targets.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with enrolled students.
  • Participate in various incentive programs and contests designed to support achievement goals.
  • Meet goals for volume of enrollments and various performance metrics within company guidelines.


  • Participated in the African Public Service Day 2019 Conference.
  • Participated in various volunteer projects with the Ministry of Health, Kenya, where I mostly undertook administrative tasks.
  • Community based engagements for a good course.
  • Good customer service and satisfaction.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Reading novels and travelling.

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