Aggo Akyea was appointed director of the state bureau of minority business development today by Commerce Department Secretary Jack L. Fischer.
...From 2006-2008, Akyea was minority business enterprise program manager at the Department of Transportation, providing consultation to minority businesses on prime and subcontracting opportunities in the department's state-funded purchasing and construction projects.He served as marketing and certification consultant for the Department of Commerce from 1991-2006. From 1989-91, Akyea was assistant manager and federal procurement specialist for the Small Business Procurement Assistance Center, Madison, conducting market analysis and feasibility studies to identify opportunities within the federal government for Wisconsin businesses. Akyea holds a master's in business administration, economics and finance, from St. John's University in New York.
has demonstrated the passion, talent and experience to be an authentic asset to my management team as we move forward in promoting the development of minority businesses," Fischer said in a statement.