Our Leadership Team
DeLois B. Babiker, Founder/CEO
Dr. Femi Adesanya, Senior Vice President
Essence Johnson, Vice President of Operations
At Intellectual Concepts, Essence Johnson serves as the Vice President of Operations. As one of her many functions at Intellectual Concepts, Essence plays an integral role in the Mobility arm of the company, facilitating local mobility planning and coordination, public outreach, and partnership building. She serves as the liaison with leads in the community and corporations to develop and maintain current transportation services and eligibility processes. She also, through her HR scope, offer employer support for transit programs and community networks. Effectively balancing big picture thinking and strategic planning with hands on execution has allowed Essence to combine decisiveness, strong business acumen and formal education to achieve objective both professionally and personally.
Adelee Le Grand, Strategic Advisor
Adelee Le Grand is a leader with over two decades of experience, who is passionate about utilizing mobility as a tool to created and sustain vibrant equitable communities. Her area of specialty is developing and communicating strategies for the implementation of business solutions and innovations.
Ms. Le Grand spent over fifteen years in the private sector representing transit agencies throughout the United States. She focused on advancing capital programs, workforce realignment, and process efficiency.
Adelee has helped elevate the value, scope, and profile of public mobility on a national stage, while serving as a mentor to young professionals. She has conducted hundreds of public meetings, managed thousands of people, served on boards and chaired several professional associations. She speaks in North America on public mobility issues for professional associations, public agencies, and universities.