Benson Kasue

Benson Kasue

East Africa Specialist

Benson Kasue Benson was appointed to lead the trade and investment sector for African Diaspora Development Institute by H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao in February 2019.

Benson is an entrepreneur, owner of Big D Finance, founder of East Africa Chamber of Commerce, and an organization dedicated to facilitating trade and investment between East Africa and the rest of the world (with a special focus on the USA).

Benson is also the founder of Kenya Diaspora Advisory Council of Texas, an organization that looks after the needs of Kenyans in Texas. Benson worked in corporate America for twenty years before starting his own financial consulting company. He had progressive careers at FMC Corporation, Hewlett Packard, Dell Computers, IBM, and United Technologies.

He has held almost every accounting and financial position in corporate America. In doing so, he gained tremendous experience in running successful organizations and improving human productivity. He developed strong skills in financial management, cost accounting, planning, and reporting, driving cost out of manufacturing, lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, taxation, auditing, strong communications skills, team building, project management, and business operations.

A graduate of Brigham Young University –Marriott School of Management with a BS in accounting and University of Utah David Eccles Business School with an MBA in Finance. Benson has led resource-mobilizing efforts to save lives in East Africa.

After mobilizing food and medical supplies in the USA, he flew to Kenya where he supervised the distribution and delivery of food to the needy. In an effort to give back to the community, Benson started Kasue Girls Academy in Chulu Hills to address the deficiency of girls’ education in the area. The current enrollment of the student body is now almost 500.

The school has Benson also supervised the construction of water reservoirs in Kenya.

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