Kemi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and an MBA from the University of Ife and Obafemi Awolowo University respectively. She worked briefly at the then University of Ife before proceeding to join the Federal Road Safety Commission where she had a brief stint as Route Commander, Public Enlightenment.
In 1991, she joined Mandilas Enterprises Limited as Public Enlightenment Officer, later became the Business Development Manager and eventually National Marketing Manager. Kemi’s automobile industry experience spans over 25years. She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, as well as the Automobile and Allied Industries Sector of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and has won several industry awards including Toyota Nigeria. She left Mandilas in 2010 and re-joined the team in 2018 as Operations Manager of Motors/Leasing Division.