A Brief BiographyDaniel Acquaah (Kwame)
Kwame is the founder of Trans-Atlantic Environmental, Inc. His passion for helping others has been a driving force in his vision and effort to create a clean and economically sound environment in third world countries. He is very active in his community, serving as Chairman and founder of the African Leadership Council, Administrative Officer for the African Cultural Festival, Committee member of Priority Africa Network (Berkeley), and former President of the Ghanaian Association of Sacramento.
He immigrated to California in the late 1980s and has since lived in Elk Grove, except for a brief period in the mid-1990s when he moved to the Bay Area to work with Charles Schwab. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Hayward. Upon his return to Elk Grove, he accepted a position with the State of California. Kwame obtained his Master of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Management Information Systems from California State University, Sacramento. After a spending some time at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, he proceeded to obtain his Doctor of Management degree with emphasis on Organizational Leadership in Information Systems and Technology. Before the migration, however, he obtained a diploma in Science from Adisadel College, Cape Coast. Kwame received an Academic Excellence Award from Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, and was a candidate for the Fulbright Scholarship Award from California State University-Sacramento.
He is a goal-oriented person with a wide spectrum of interests. Among other things, he loves the Lord and enjoys ministry work, is an avid tennis player, short story writer, a poet, an artist and a graphic artist. Kwame and Ivy have been married for several years and are the proud parents of Danielle and Ivan.