Radford, Virginia – October 2021 – RIFE President and CEO, Kwabena Osei-Sarpong, received the 2021 Radford University “Outstanding Alumnus” award. Following an incredible year of achievements, Mr. Osei-Sarpong was selected for this prestigious award as a result of the significant contributions he has made to his profession, community, and Radford University.
A native of Ghana, Africa, Kwabena credits his higher education at Radford University for laying a foundation of opportunity to grow as an individual, cultivate relationships, develop his entrepreneurial mindset, and ultimately find his purpose in improving the world around him, through his company, RIFE International.
Kwabena video and photo with Radford President, Carolyn Ringer Lepre, Ph.D.
A quote from his nomination reads, “As an innovator, thought-leader, and award-winning green energy entrepreneur, Kwabena Osei-Sarpong’s success has been extensive, and he is just getting started. A highly sought-after mentor and business advisor, Kwabena’s passion for encouraging others is a continual reflection of his personal and professional values. His success as a global business leader continues to serve as a reminder to those around him, that remaining diligent, and focused on your values, opens doors to unimaginable opportunities for giving back, and improving the world around us. A proud alumnus, Kwabena represents the values of Radford University daily and will continue to do so long into the future.”
Kwabena was joined by family, friends, and employees at the Radford Alumni Leadership Business Lunch and Awards Ceremony where he was presented with this honor. He had this to say, “I am truly humbled to receive this award. It seems like only yesterday when I left Ghana to come to the United States to attend college at Radford University. I am grateful to God for his guidance and grateful to so many people, many who attended the awards ceremony with me here today, who have never stopped encouraging me to pursue my dreams. This award is dedicated to everyone who has been and is still on this journey with me. I look forward to continuing to be a great representative of the quality and values of Radford University.”
About RIFE International: RIFE International partners with local and global organizations to improve energy efficiency and provide gateways to enhancing sustainability through world-class green construction and renewable energy services. RIFE is a certified MBE with offices in Maryland, Ghana and South Africa.
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