Our Team

Our Servant Leaders

Pockets of Promise is a 501c3 incorporated in Georgia. It is run by a volunteer board of servant leaders who have a passion to make a difference using their gifts and talents for God’s glory.

Meet Our Leadership Team


Adwoa Adu Acquah

Co-Founder and President

Adwoa is a Population Health Management professional. Her core expertise is using data analytics to help healthcare organization manage specific diseases and improve health outcomes. She has a BA in Economics and Accounting and an MPH from Emory University.

Ernest Otumi


Ernest is a senior oncology clinical research professional in the pharmaceutical industry. Born in Ghana, West Africa, Ernest grew up in a broken home and had to fend for himself at a very young age when his mother died unexpectedly. He was able to break the cycle of poverty through education and help from a total stranger. The hardship he suffered has fueled a passion to rescue children from the snare of poverty.


Henry Narh


Henry Narh is a Senior Software Developer with over 12 years of java software development experience. Henry has a BS in Computer Science from Georgia State University. He was born in Ghana and lives in Atlanta with his wife and 3 children.

JoAnne Owens

JoAnne Owens had successful careers in both banking and banking and nonprofit leadership. Her specialty was finance and operations. Now retired, she and her husband travel full time in a motorhome. JoAnne works in the areas of accounting and organization improvement.



Child Ambassador

Stephanie is a global finance professional who has held multiple roles across business strategy, impact finance and strategic partnerships. She has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, an MSc. Finance from the University of Strathclyde and a BSc. Business Administration from University of Ghana.


Abena Ankrah

Child Ambassador

Abena Ankrah works in Washington, D.C. managing a department of more than thirty employees within the intellectual property department of a multi-state law firm with Fortune 500 clients.

She’s married with three children and resides in Virginia with her family. 

Sneha Patel

Social Media

Sneha holds a dual degree in Management and Accounting and is currently pursuing her MBA. She is passionate about many causes and loves helping others to make the world a better place!

Flora Massey


Flora is a multimedia designer with a background in anthropology. Her areas of expertise include digital storytelling and video production.

Carissa Lewis

Digital Art & Graphics

Carissa is studying astrophysics at U.C. Berkeley and works as a tutor. She is passionate about providing access to education and empowering others to develop both their current strengths and new skills.
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Rajiv Mehta

Donor Relations

Rajiv is a Wealth Manager with strong family ties to India and Africa. He graduated from the University of Florida with his bachelors degree in Finance, and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER.