Eric is the Head of Microfinance for Suma Rural Bank Ltd. He played significant role in successful setting up the microfinance department.
Eric holds MBA Banking and Finance from Valley View University and Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM) at University of Cape Coast .He is a product of Sunyani Polytechnic (S-Poly) currently Sunyani Technical University where he obtained his Diploma in Business Studies, accounting option.
Before joining Suma Rural Bank, Eric was the Head of Managed Loans at Sefwiman Rural Bank PLC in the Western North region. He was also a Head of Microfinance at Nkoranza Kwabre Rural Bank Ltd and a Project Manager at BACCSOD Credit Union, Wenchi Dioceses. Eric has twelve (12) years working experience in Banking all in credit administration. He played pivotal role in all loan
recovery activities in all the banks he served.
Eric has attended conferences and courses and received numerous certificates of participation including Agric Value Chain Financing (RDF GH.), Credit Management for Consumer and Business Loan (National Banking Collage), Loan Assessment for Small and Medium Enterprises (ARB APEX BANK PLC), ICAM/Non-Performing Loan Training (Mastercard, CapPlus ,GHAMFIN and BOG) Internal Liquidity Adequacy Assessment Process ((ILAAP) National Banking Collage), MSME Lending Techniques (Mastercard, CapPlus, GHAMFIN and BOG) among others.
He is much focused, zealous and always aspires to obtain the ultimate goals in his career and personal development has been a source of inspiration to his co –staff.
Emmanuel Opoku was appointed Head of Marketing for the Bank on 1 st August 2023. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked with Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans Limited, Sunyani Branch as Relationship Manager and Assistant Manager. He started as a Relationship/Credit Officer.
Before his banking and marketing career, he worked with Sunyani Municipal Assembly, Environmental Health Unit, so he has experience in environmental and sanitation management. Emmanuel Opoku is a marketing oriented and a banker with over 10years experience in the financial service industry. His experience spans Business Management, Strategic Marketing Management, Marketing research, Customer Relationship Management, Marketing Communication, Financial and Credit Management, Teaching and Educational Management.
He is a professional teacher and a part-time Lecturer. He holds Mphil Business Management from Akenten Appiah Minka University of Skills and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED, Formally of UEW-Kumasi Campus) He also have MBA in Marketing from University of Cape Coast , BSc Marketing from University of Cape Coast and HND Marketing from Sunyani Technical University (formally, Sunyani Polytechnic). He again have Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from Catholic University College of Ghana, Sunyani Fiapre.
He holds a Bsc. (Hons) in Accounting and MBA (Accounting) from KNUST. A Certified Accounting Technician from Institute of Chartered Accountant Ghana (ICAGh) and an associate member of the Association of Certified Chartered Economist (ACCE), with a strong academic interest in Corporate Governance.
Mr. Agyei Baffour started his Career as an accounts officer with TBS Ghana before moving into banking. He heads the finance division of Golden Eagle Capital, a finance house where he rose from treasury department to internal audit department. Prior to current position, he was appointed as the Head – Risk, Compliance & AMLRO for Nkoranza Kwabre Rural Bank. Currently, he is responsible for Risk, Compliance, Regulatory and AML/CFT of bank. Baffour is married to Edith and bless with two children, Othniel & Uriel
Kofi Acheampong is the CEO of Suma Rural Bank. He is a Chartered Banker with over 16 years of banking experience. He holds Msc Industrial Finance and Investment from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Advance Diploma in Management Accounting from Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA UK).
He is a trainer, well networked and highly successful professional with extensive customer service experience having rose from the ranks of credit officer, relationship manager, and branch manager to his current position. He has the passion to support staff, as well as possessing an excellent commercial approach to solving problems and developing businesses.
BA(Hons) (MBA) Accounting & Finance, CA Ghana, FCCA
Kwasi Afram is a Chartered Accountant by Profession, and He is currently the Deputy Finance Manager at the Church of Pentecost Headquarters, Accra.
He has Twenty 20 years working experience. Ten (10) years working with Church of Pentecost in various roles as Assistant Accounts Manager, Sectional Head, Audit and Assurance at the Church’s Headquarters.
Prior to joining the Church of Pentecost in 2009, He worked with Adwumapa Cocoa Buyers Limited as a District Manager in Kasapin for Seven (7) years and later joined Olam Ghana Cocoa Division for a period of three (3) years as a District Manager at Goaso in the Brong Ahafo Region.
Kwasi has attended number of courses, training seminars and major among them are; Anti-Fraud & Money Laundering, Internal Audit & Sustainability Reporting, Internal Auditors’ Conferences, Intensive Tax Seminar and Corporate Treasury Management.
Kwasi Afram holds Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA Accounting & Finance) from University of Professional Studies (UPSA) Accra, a full member the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana and Fellow Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) UK.
Kwasi is married to Augustina Ameyaa Afram (Mrs), a High Court Registrar and the marriage is blessed with two (2) Children.
He was appointed as a Director of Suma Rural Bank in November 2018
Ababio Richard is currently the Deputy Operation Manager with over seventeen (17) years of experience in the Banking Industry. He has vast experience in the banking industry especially Corporate Finance, Fund management, Risk Management and Payroll Administration.
Prior to his role, Ababio began his banking career in 2006 as a clerk and rose to the position as the deputy branch manager in 2009. His dedication and commitment to work led his to the role as the agency head in 2010. In 2012, Ababio serve as a sectional co-
lead in transforming the bank digitalization agenda (T24), where Suma Rural Bank moved from a paper base worked to computerized account and recording keeping.
He was further appointed as the Head of Compliance in 2018, where he led the bank in drafting Anti-Money Laundry policies, Risk & Compliance Assessment framework policy and among other policies. His in-depth understanding of financial accounting with over
ten 10years practice in account management has unpin the quality of his works as a deputy operations manager with focus on financial management. He holds Bachelor of commerce Degree in Business Administration from University of Cape Coast. Ababio have attended many seminars and conference on banking operations, cheque coding trainings, and risk planning from ARB Apex Bank.
Amankonah Dennis is currently the Head of the Credit Department of Suma Rural Bank Limited (Credit Manager) since April 2015.
In April 2013, Dennis started working for Suma Rural Bank Limited (SRB) as Assistant Credit Manager. He was in-charge of the day-to-day credit administration of the Bank and work closely with the then head of the credit department until finally rose to the position of the head of credit department.
Dennis before working with SRB, worked with Kaaseman Rural Bank on an attachment basis from the year 2009 to 2011.
Dennis is a Credit Manager, with qualification in Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science (Economics and Sociology) from University of Cape Coast. He is also a product of Berekum Senior Secondary School where he studied Business.
Dennis, is a native of Kutre No. 1 in the Berekum Municipality, was born in Kutre to Ms. Comfort Pokua and Mr. Anthony Amankonah about thirty two (32) years ago. He is a Christian and fellowship with Trinity Presby Church Berekum. He is single as at the time of preparing this profile.