Insightful, dedicated, and genuinely caring, Kenyatta Brame embodies the principles and values Cascade Engineering was built on. Kenyatta joined Cascade Engineering in 2006 and has been crucial in leading several of our Employer of Choice initiatives, including B Corp certification and a Full Partner designation from the Partners for a Racism-Free Community.
Today, Kenyatta is responsible for directing Cascade Engineering’s cross-organizational services, which includes legal/risk management, human resources, marketing, IT, and several other key departments. He is also responsible for leading several of Cascade Engineering’s diversified businesses. In addition, Kenyatta serves as the Secretary of the Cascade Engineering Board of Directors and is a Director on the Decade Products Board, a 50/50 joint venture between Cascade and Dolav Plastic Products located in Israel.
Raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Kenyatta holds numerous degrees including a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School, a master’s degree from Michigan State University, and a bachelor’s degree from Wabash College. He has also studied abroad at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. His extensive community affiliations include serving as a board member of Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Wabash College Alumni Association, Spectrum Health’s Healthier Communities, and Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos, an orphanage located in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
Kenyatta resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife Tracey – Assistant Dean at the Western Michigan, Thomas M. Cooley Law School and their two children Kamau and Kimani.