Local business leader and International Entrepreneur, Nkosi Khumalo ("NK"), and President-Elect for Rotary Club of Ventura South, spoke on his vision for 2021 - 2022 after successfully completing PETS, Rotary's President-Elect Training Seminar.  NK plans to bring a fresh perspective and elevate Rotary South Club to the forefront of community engagement with his main focus for the year being 1) Youth 2) Education & 3) Entrepreneurship in high schools. 
A business owner and International entrepreneur (Canada and South Africa) who has successfully started up and ran successful businesses for the past 22 years. His accomplishments span the fields of Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment Banking as well as starting and growing an IT company from 7 employees to over 340 employees and selling to a public company.

In California he has done 6 acquisitions in the same delivery space and have created the largest courier services company on the Central Coast focusing on medical deliveries with over 72 drivers on the road.
NK will bring his enthusiasm, high energy, entrepreneurship skills in helping our Rotary club raise the $20,000 for high school scholarships target for this year. 
The President Elect Training Seminar (PETS) which serves as a leadership training ground for incoming Rotary Presidents took place on Zoom platform for two days due to Covid.  Of the Clubs across the country, 455 individuals were in attendance.
NK also discussed his future roadmap for 2021, which included: increasing membership; creating an environment for more flexible meeting attendance; introducing hybrid meetings; engaging high-level speakers; accelerating collaboration between the 3 Ventura Clubs; expanding corporate partnerships; and increasing scholarship opportunities with Ventura High School and Saint Bonaventure High School.
We are excited to see his term come into effect this July 2021 to June 2022.