Chizoba Christiana Vevakpor was born on 19th March 1972 at Nkanu East of Enugu State. She attended Queen of Rosary College Onitsha and obtained a Diploma in Social Work from University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1994. Later she proceeded to Enugu State University of Technology for a degree in Public Administration (1998). After her NYSC programme with Afribank Port Harcourt - Trans Amadi branch in 2000, she joined the then Choba-Uniport Community Bank as a cashier in July 2002. She was appointed the pioneer Head of CCE cash Centre in 2005. After conversion to U & C Microfinance Bank, she had been Head of Corporate Services (2007) and served as the Head of Business Development a position that enabled her lead the foot soldiers into the untapped microfinance market in 2008. In 2013 she was appointed the Head of Monitoring Unit in the Internal Audit Department of the Bank. In 2014, she was made the Head of Human Resources, in 2019 Manager, Choba Branch/Operations and in 2020, Manager U&C Cooperative, Investment and Credit Society Limited.

Chizoba had participated in the following trainings in the past; “Transformation of Community Banks to Microfinance Banks’’ (2008), Credit Administration for Microfinance banks by Quantum projects Ltd 2009, Credit Administration & Portfolio Management by Centre for Microenterprises Development (CMD) 2009, Product Development by CMD 2009, Understanding Microfinance Operations, by LAPO Academy for Microenterprises Development (LAMED) 2010. In 2013 she also attended training on Monitoring and supervision for effective SME and Microfinance Management. She qualified as a Microfinance Certified Banker of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (MCIB) in 2013.