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Kwame Lewis

Kwame Lewis

Kwame is a Director with nearly two decades of experience in financial services focused on investment management. Kwame is seen as a leader within the private equity industry focused on all middle and back office functions.

Before joining Accordion, Kwame was the Chief Financial Officer of ACON Investments, a $5.5 billion AUM private equity firm with strategies in the US, Latin America, and Europe. Prior to joining ACON, Kwame was a senior manager at PwC, leading its Alternative Investments Practice in Washington D.C. In addition, Kwame spent eight years in the PwC Boston Office and five years in the PwC Trinidad and Tobago Office. He has significant experience with hedge funds, offshore funds, private equity investments and private equity fund-of-funds, endowments, and registered investment companies. He also has exposure to many accounting, operational, and reporting issues involving investment securities, swaps, and other derivative products.

Kwame is seen as a resource within the private equity community by continuously speaking on numerous panels for various topics regarding running the back-office function at a private equity firm.

Kwame is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts and Virginia. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants based in the United Kingdom.

“Life Isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning how to dance in the rain”

Something You Should Know

  • Professional Clarinet player trained in classical music, and has played for nearly three decades
  • Avid West Indies cricket fan

Noteworthy

  • Previously a member of two PE CFO advisory boards
  • Is a CFA® charter holder