An astute businessman, Mark Myers is the Managing Director of Restaurants of Jamaica Ltd. Mr. Myers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations, Transportation and Distribution management from Syracuse University’s School of Management. A believer in contributing to the development of his country, he has served on several boards to include the BOJ, Jamaica Trade and Invest and the Jamaica Observer.
Mr. Simpson is the founder of Cornerstone. He is an Investment Banker with over 13 years experience. He has worked in organizations both in the Caribbean, the United States and Europe in various senior roles. He holds a double major in Computer Science and Geology and an MBA in General Management from the University of the West Indies. He sits on various government, private and charity boards which includes Youth Advisory Committee of UNESCO, YMCA and the Jamaica Tourist Board where he is the Chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee.
Mr. Drummond is a business executive and management consultant with over 30 years of experience leading and advising organizations through major strategic transformations in a range of industries, including financial services. He has held executive appointments at prominent companies in Jamaica and the US, including First Global Financial Services, GraceKennedy, NIKE, American Express and ITT Sheraton. Recognized as a strategy implementation specialist, Robert has contributed significantly through his research and publications on a range of topics including “Managing Resistance to Change” and “Organizational Turnarounds”. He holds an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School.
Mr. McNaughton is a finance and management specialist with over 25 years of experience in finance, information systems, human resource management and business process improvement.
He joined Barita in 2008 as Financial Controller and Corporate Secretary and served as General Manager from November 2009. Since September 2013, Mr. McNaughton serves in the capacity of Managing Director and also serves as Chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and is a Director of the Jamaica Central Securities Depository.
A noted football enthusiast, he is a Director of the Harbour View Football Club and also serves on the board of EDUCOM Credit Union.
Rita Humphries-Lewin has been at the forefront of Jamaica’s stock broking industry for over forty-five years, and is the Founder and Chairman of Barita Investments Limited. As the first female Chairman of a Stock Exchange in the Caribbean, she led the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) in this capacity in 1984 and again in 1995 to 2000. During her tenure, she spearheaded the establishment of the Jamaica Central Securities Depository in 1998 and the development of electronic trading on the JSE in January of 2000.
A philanthropist in many areas of the Jamaican society, her passion continues to rest in the field of early childhood education. She was honoured with a Doctorate Degree of Education in Leadership by Mico University, for her contribution to early childhood development.
Mrs. Humphries-Lewin is the Business Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for the Gleaner Honour Awards 2016.
Mr. Stewart is the General Manager of Stewart Motors Ltd. and he is also involved in leading related family businesses Stewart’s Auto Sales Ltd. and its affiliated companies, Stewart’s Auto Paints Ltd., Tropic Island Trading Company Ltd. and Silver Star Motors Ltd. Duncan is also a director of the Automobile Dealers Association and the Richard and Diana Stewart Foundation. Currently, he is a sponsor of the family charity, Kind Hearts, which is run by his children and their cousins.
James A. Godfrey is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of S&G Road Surfacing Materials Ltd. With over 30 years entrepreneurial experience, Mr. Godfrey has built the entity into one of Jamaica’s leading asphalt manufacturing and road work solutions companies. Since its inception S&G Road Surfacing Materials Ltd.’s portfolio of completed projects includes parking lots, driveways, multipurpose courts, roadways, roundabouts and related infrastructure projects in partnership with National Works Agency, Gore Development and China Harbour Engineering Corporation.
Mr. Phillip Lee is Group Managing Director for the companies owned and operated by the Lee family. These include Labels & Boxes Ltd. and Rotoflex Jamaica Ltd. which are the leading manufacturers of labels and packaging material in Jamaica. Phillip Lee has over 30 years experience in the industry and his companies supply many of the largest Jamaican manufacturers which includes GraceKennedy Ltd., Red Stripe and Salada Foods Jamaica Ltd. He has been involved in numerous successful packaging projects for these companies and continues to be consulted by the owners of major brands for his expertise.
Mr. Domville is the former Chief Operating Officer and Group Treasurer of the Seprod Group of Companies. A Chartered Accountant, he currently serves as a Director of Radio Jamaica Limited (RJR); The Gleaner Company Limited and is also a Trustee of the Seprod et al Superannuation Scheme. He is also a former President of the Jamaica Cooperative Credit Union League Limited.