Richard is a young successful Award-winning entrepreneur and an Angel Investor, seen by many as one of the promising global icons. He is a Ghanaian Multinational Businessman with diversified business interests. Richard has demonstrated continuous leadership, excellence in business, technical skills in financial and entrepreneurial management as well as project executions.
Richard is the founder and Chairman of Quick Credit & Investment Micro-Credit Limited, a micro-credit company licensed by Bank of Ghana as a Non-Deposit taking Financial Institution.
The company which is over a decade started with just 2 branches and later increased to 25 Branches in some regions in Ghana with over 50,000 clientele base and over 400 direct employees.
His business Quick Credit & Investment Micro-Credit Limited is currently branchless in Ghana and operating remotely across the country and has operations in Eastern and Western Africa as OYA Micro credit to help young businesses with loans to support their livelihood. 90% of his loans are given to women.
Richard’s tenacity in championing creativity in new business developments and passion for entrepreneurship propelled him to build another business empire “Quick Angels Limited".
He is currently the CEO of Quick Angels Limited; an Angel investor company that seeks to support potential and existing entrepreneurs as well as businesses that want to expand with equity financing.
The initiative by Mr. Richard Nii Armah Quaye is to inspire entrepreneurship and business excellence in Ghana.
Quick Angels limited, which was established on May 8, 2019, has so far funded over 30 startups and businesses with over 50million Ghana cedis.
These companies include Ridge Medical Center, Dough man foods, Prospectus Ghana, Zaconut, Pinkberry, Coli network, Alicia(into tilapia), Addicent foods(rice production-Benjie rice), Dominion paints-Agatex as the first brand, Sunsolar(into salt production),Sankofa natural spices, BEEfA foods(first product- BEEfA CHIPS), Janam cosmetics, CEQA foods(Pizzaman and Chickenman), Burger King(quick angels franchise in Ghana), Morning Glory publication, Mona Brand-Cosmetics, and Clothing. These businesses also have direct employees of about a thousand (1000).
Richard won the promising entrepreneur at Ghana Business Awards 2020, he also won the first amongst equals also termed as the overall at 2020 40 under 40 awards and defended the investment category award in 2020. Mr. Quaye was selected as part of 50 young Ceo’s in Ghana by Avance media in 2020. He won the European CEO Entrepreneur of the year award 2020 organized by Global Business Outlook
In 2019, he again won the investment category 40 under 40 awards.
Richard got featured in "those who inspire’’ a magazine endorsed by the President of Ghana to mentor the young generation in Ghana after careful analysis of his Business module and its impact so far on the younger generation by the team.
Due to his acumen, he has been invited twice to lecture at the Harvard School of Business on entrepreneurship.
Richard is currently the Board Chairman and the majority shareholder of Quick Credit & Investment Micro-Credit Limited, a micro-credit company licensed by Bank of Ghana as a Non-Deposit taking Financial Institution and the CEO of Quick Angels Limited, the first Angel Investor Company in Ghana.
Born on 21 March 1984 at James Town, Accra, he grew up with a passion for Entrepreneurship and he is an Accountant by profession trained by ACCA.
He played key role in preparing senior management strategic plans, providing financial analysis and leadership, spearheading and implementing balanced and sound strategies while ensuring financial stability.
He has strong strategic management capabilities with highly developed analytical and problem solving skills and has the ability to develop innovative solutions. He is highly organized with a keen attention to details and the ability to manage multiple, competing priorities to ensure that deadlines are met. Hands-on, approachable and flexible with a strong focus on customer service and commitment to ethical business practices.
He has a high sense of professional integrity, respect for the rules of his profession, and compliance with relevant legislations, regulations and rules of conduct. He has proven conceptual, analytical and evaluative skills and the ability to conduct independent analysis, identifying issues, formulating options, and drawing appropriate conclusions. Ability to review systems and operations to assess the extent to which organizational objectives are achieved.
Romeo is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant Ghana (ICAG).He holds Master‟s degree in Finance from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and has a degree in Accounting and Information Systems from Regent University College of Science and Technology. He has a Higher National Diploma in Accounting from Accra Polytechnic; and Advanced Executive Certificate in Financial Management from Leadership and Entrepreneurial Training Center, Tema.
He is Certified Credit Administrator from National Banking College, Accra and also a Certified Tally Accounting Software Administrators from I.P.M.C. Currently, Romeo is a Finalist at Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ghana and also a Finalist at Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)-UK. Romeo enrolled at Central University, Ghana to pursue LLB in 2018.
He is the general Manager for quick credit.
Emmanuel Lamptey is currently the General Manager, Quick Angels Limited.
He is a trained Human Resource Practitioner, a business owner, a seasoned marketer, and a smart credit analyst.
He holds an MBA (Finance and Administration) from the Sikkim Municipal University, India and a Bachelor's degree in Arts (Hons.) Economics and statistics from the University of Cape Coast (U.C.C).
He is an analytical, pragmatist, proactive, ambitious, optimistic and forward-looking person, team builder and player with great organizational and leadership skills. He is proficient in both written and oral communication.
He is a staunch Christian with a philosophy of using his leadership and business acumen and skills to transform lives and to make life comfortable for people he comes into contact with. He is happily married with two (2) brilliant children.
Years of trading her services at different institutions have added vast knowledge and an unlimited experience in her approach to task and dealings with people both at work and outside the work community. Mrs. Abigail Quartey‟s love for accounting and business brought to her doors an opportunity to work 10 years with Barclays Bank (GH).
She is a degree holder from the Central University College, Accra in Administration with a Higher National Diploma (Accounting) from Accra Polytechnic, and Ghana.
She is currently pursuing a professional course with the Institute of Human Resources Management Practitioners (IHRMP), Accra.
Her reputation of having the desire to strive and exceed expectations has earned her a place currently at Quick Credit & Investment Micro-Credit Limited where she takes the position of Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Manager. Her healthy human relations and strong grasp of corporate governance translates into the cordial and well-coordinated workforce for the company. Possessing the necessary management and technical skills to not only hit the ground running but also initiate and execute operational duties of the human resource sector of the company. Utilizing her explicit understanding of the Ghana finance sector, she has been pivotal to ensuring a better decision making by the board and proper code of conduct as an institution.
Mrs. Abigail Quartey is a very vibrant, punctual and a highly motivated individual with a desire to contribute her quota to a changing and dynamic environment. A trait of being a people person has aided her in building good relationship with people, workers most importantly irrespective of race and gender.