As Investment Manager on the impact investment team, Kyama leads lending and investing work for Fair Food Network in Michigan. He works closely with the impact investing team and Michigan Good Food Fund partners to provide financing to Michigan’s good food businesses.
Before joining Fair Food Network, Kyama led Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc.’s efforts in developing and promoting resources that directly support and attract businesses downtown with a focus on addressing retail vacancies and business owner diversity. Prior to his work with Downtown Grand Rapids, Kyama worked for the City of Grand Rapids’ Economic Development Office and in Chicago as a Loan Officer and Lending Manager with microfinance lender, Accion. An avid history buff, Kyama enjoys listening to historical fiction audio novels and watching nature documentaries in his down time.