Casey Hall|Director of Finance

Casey is Farmerline’s Director of Finance. He has extensive experience in financial modelling and analysis, large data management, project management, and strategy development and execution.
At Farmerline, Casey works as a strategic thought partner in the company’s financial health and positioning for scale. He also leads Farmerline’s financial accounting and financial planning for international expansion and investor interest.
For five years, Casey worked in a myriad of functional roles (FP&A, project management, commercial, operations) for an airline catering conglomerate. He also has experience with a post-Series A fintech startup, fulfilling a variety of operational needs, executing a nimble approach to problem-solving in order to tackle ambiguity and networking in Silicon Valley.
Since his corporate career, Casey volunteered on a microfinance project in underserved villages of Tanzania, where he monitored zero-percent loans for 60 women entrepreneurs in a region lacking women’s rights, consulted business planning emphasising sustainability, and established relationships with local partners.
Casey holds a Degree in Finance from the University of Maryland School of Business.

Joel Budu|Senior Software Engineer

Joel Budu is Senior Software Engineer at Farmerline. His programming skills and vast knowledge in web application development and voice technologies makes him an ardent front-runner in the engineering department.
At Farmerline, Joel works with the Growth Team to research and develop new innovations and integrate them into Farmerline’s technologies to meet the current and future needs of clients. He also works with the Farmer Services team to help deliver content services through Farmerline’s voice technology.
Joel has participated in several global programming competitions, including the International Olympiad in Informatics in 2008 and 2009.
He studied Electrical Engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.

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Bernice Adu-Boahen|Customer Success Associate

Bernice Adu-Boahen is a Customer Success Associate at Farmerline, where she has the responsibility of making sure clients are provided with the best products and are satisfied with the services Farmerline provides.
By dint of her exemplary display of leadership, it came as no surprise when Bernice won the prestigious Young African Leadership Initiative Fellowship in 2016. She was one of the few graduates retained by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology as a Teaching and Research Assistant in the Department of Geography and Rural Development during her National Service in 2015.
Bernice holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and Rural Development from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Adwoa Adadzewa Afrifa|Customer Success Associate

Adwoa Adadzewa Afrifa is Farmerline’s Customer Success Associate, responsible for proactively guiding the company’s customers from adoption to full utilisation of the company’s products and services.At part of the Corporate Services team at Farmerline, Adwoa develops a keen understanding of Farmerline’s customer objectives, audience and competitive landscape; providing customers with insight into how to optimise the company’s solutions to maximise their results. She is also responsible for cultivating and growing each relationship with clients to support renewal and retention of account base. Prior to working for Farmerline, Adwoa worked at the Forestry Commission where she acquired skills and knowledge in customer service and relations.She holds a Natural Resource Management degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Freda Akoma Yeboah|Customer Success Associate

Freda Akoma Yeboah, Executive Assistant/Customer Success Associate
Freda is Farmerline’s Executive Assistant/Customer Success Associate, with the responsibility of being the frontline, oftentimes the first interaction a farmer has with Farmerline.
At Farmerline, Freda works to ensure that all farmers are fully utilising the company’s products and services and achieving success, whilst managing and monitoring Farmerline’s customers to ensure that issues are addressed and resolved in a timely and effective manner. She also works closely with the engineering team to ensure customer enhancements and defects are resolved and plays a key role in Farmerline’s training workshops for farmers in rural Ghana.
Prior to joining Farmerline, Freda worked as a Customer Service and Product Marketing Intern at Noble Dream Micro Finance and as Teaching Assistant in the Department of Modern Languages and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Freda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Lily Akorfa Keledorme|Customer Success Associate

Lily Akorfa Keledorme is a Customer Success Associate at Farmerline responsible for the management of subscriber accounts and agents recruited within Farmerline’s operational areas.
As a member of the Farmer Services team, her role includes keeping good relations with Farmerline’s key customers; farmers, by driving product adoption in a way that meets their needs. She helped subscribed 265 farmers to Farmerline’s content services within two (2) months through workshop marketing. Lily also serves as a loan officer under the Fibr Loan Project where she ensures timely repayment of loans.
Prior to working with Farmerline, her passion for agricultural development, food security and making impact in the lives of people, saw her contributing, as a volunteer Human Resources volunteer, to the formation of the African Youth Network for Agricultural Transformation (AYNAT), an NGO-driven initiative dedicated to encouraging the youth to venture into agriculture.
Lily holds a Natural Resources Management degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, where she is expecting to graduate with an MPhil. Aquaculture degree by mid 2017.

Emmanuel Kwaku Duah | Software Development Associate

Emmanuel Kwaku Duah, JNR is a Software Engineering Associate at Farmerline.
He is a full-stack (PHP, ASP.NET MVC, MS/SQL, HTML-JS-CSS) developer with the company, working on various web and mobile telephony SaaS (software as a service) programs. His responsibilities span across Farmerline’s entire product map, working on various projects at varying stages, from conception to production maintenance. He focuses mostly on building out Farmerline’s various web services and internal management tools, specialising in information management and visualisation.
Prior to Farmerline, he was a Junior Software Developer at the University Information Technology Services Department at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He has also worked on multiple projects as a freelance developer for various organisations.
He holds and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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