Board of Directors
Lauren Nkuranga
Founded GET IT in 2014 to build a frontier-market led food distribution system. GET IT is transforming food procurement and distribution in East Africa by connecting frontier-market farmers, producers, and manufactures to formal markets. Combining off-grid cold storage technology and ISO-22000 food safety certification, GET IT is bringing East Africa's food supply chain into the 21st century. GET IT is the first produce and broadline food service distributor among East, West, and Central Africa to receive the ISO 22000 certification.

GET IT has grown to over 130 employees, with 95% local staff, and over $2M in seed-stage financing. GET IT is the largest distributor of fresh produce in Rwanda


Jeannetta Craigwell-Graham

Jeannetta is the CEO/Co-Founder of WAKA, an emerging lifestyle brand based in Kigali.  WAKA creates spaces where people can work, live and thrive by combining a gym, co-working space, cafe and meeting space. WAKA has two locations in Kigali with plans to expand its footprint across East Africa.​

Nathaniel Dowling

Nathaniel Dowling has been a Serial Entrepreneur in Rwanda since 2008.  Working in Construction, Solar, Agriculture, Education, and Infrastructure sectors, As the founder of multiple companies he directs all income towards his philanthropic work under Procom Rwanda

Clay Parker

Managing Director of Rwanda Trading Company the premier exporter of Rwandan Coffee.


Rwanda Trading Company was established in 2009 as a vehicle for positive social impact. We are committed to securing economic freedom and security for smallholder farmers by building resilient, transparent supply chains. We believe that profitable and ethical business go hand in hand.

Carter Crockett


Carter Crockett is serving as Co-Founder and Partner of Karisimbi Business Partners the first world-class consulting firm in Rwanda.

Erin Friday CPA, CPA(R)


​Ms. Friday founded Thousand Hills Accounting Ltd in Kigali in 2019. Thousand Hills Accounting is a CPA firm specializing in outsourced accounting services that is committed to financial education, creating jobs, and supporting businesses as part of Rwanda's Vision 2050. In 2007, Ms. Friday founded her US CPA firm, Main Line Accounting LLC, which provides outsourced accounting services to US and international clients from her home base in the US.    Ms. Friday started her accounting career with PWC after graduating from Villanova University with 3 undergraduate degrees and her MBA.  She is also a QuickBooks ProAdvisor® and member of ICPAR.

American Chamber of Commerce Rwanda 

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