FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited.
1st Floor, Bourbon House, Bourbon Street, Castries, Saint Lucia Phone: 876-925-ROCK (7625) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Douglas Halsall Director FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited
Mr. Douglas Halsall, O.D has spent the last 40 years leading the development of Information Technology in Jamaica, and has consequently been associated with many firsts such as implementing the first ATM in Jamaica, to computerizing many industries including Health Insurance, Credit Unions, Retail, Government Accounting and Hospitality & Tourism.
Halsall founded AIS in 1987 and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Throughout his executive career, Mr. Halsall has amassed a wealth of experience leading cutting-edge technology companies across multiple industries. Before starting AIS, Mr. Halsall served as Chairman and CEO of National Cash Register (NCR) for 10 years where he was responsible for moving NCR Jamaica to the position of Leading country across Latin America and the Caribbean in performance and sales. For his performance at NCR he was awarded the NCR Chairman’s award on thirteen consecutive occasions, and the Century Percent club award.
Mr. Halsall enjoys a solid reputation for his visionary leadership in technology and his unique style of management which has seen AIS being well positioned in a number of strategic areas including both the financial and health sectors. In 2005, the Government of Jamaica, supported by the Opposition, recognized his contribution to technology by conferring on him the prestigious Order of Distinction, one of Jamaica’s highest National honour.
Alton Morgan Deputy Chairman FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited
Mr. Alton E. Morgan is an Attorney-At-Law with over 35 years’ experience. He is the Managing Partner for Aton E. Morgan & Company. The firm specializes in Real Estate Law, Property development, Business sales, Arbitration, Property Subdivisions.
Mr. Morgan is regarded as one of Jamaica’s leading real estate Attorney and is a constant source for conveyancing and property development. He has acted on some of Jamaica’s largest real estate transactions and serves on numerous private sector boards.
Norman Reid Chairman FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited
A career banker and Director of the EXIM Bank and Growth Tech Limited, Western Regional Health Authority. He also Chairs, the National Education Trust, Sam Sharpe College and Port Security Corporation. Mr. Reid holds a BA in Banking and Finance, a Diploma in Banking (ACIB) and a Diploma in Retail Banking from the BAI (BANK Administration Institute) USA. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Banking and Financial services in the UK. Norman is a Justice of the Peace for the parish of St. James.
Dr. Michael Banbury Director & Co-Founder FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Dr. Banbury is the Director and Co-founder of First Rock Capital Resource Limited, where he also chairs the Board. He is a Medical Doctor with a specialty in Primary Care and Diabetology. Dr. Banbury is a graduate of the University of the West Indies School of Medicine where he earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S) and the Wharton Business School where his focus was in Distressed Asset Investing. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (F.R.S.P.H).
Dr. Banbury serves at the Board level of various Private and Public sector entities and brings a wealth of management and business development experience. He is also a Co-founder of FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited.
Ryan Reid Chairman & Co-Founder FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Email: email@example.com Tel: 876.892.4909
Ryan is the Chairman & Co-Founder of First Rock Group. He has 13 years of experience in the real and financial sectors (8 years at the executive level in the financial sector); formerly had responsibilities of leading sales, services, accounting, investments, and corporate finance teams. Ryan is a director of multiple private sector companies. Ryan read for his Bsc in Banking and Finance and his MBA in General Management with the University of the West Indies and the University of Wales, respectively. He also studied at Wharton Business School with a focus on Distressed Asset Investing. He is a member of the First Angels Investor Group and the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He is also a Justice of the Peace for the Parish of St. Andrew.
Christopher Yeung Managing Director FirstRock Private Equity (FRPE)
Christopher P. Yeung is the Managing Director of FirstRock Private Equity Limited (FRPE) and provides executive leadership over the portfolio companies’ holdings and is responsible for the achievement of the company’s strategic goals and objectives, as identified by the Board of Directors. He has over 10 years of experience in finance and banking, specializing in debt & equity financing, mergers & acquisitions, financial advisory, financial analysis, treasury, and asset management.
Prior to joining FRPE, he served in various leadership roles managing Private Equity, Corporate Finance, and Treasury teams for Proven Investments Limited. Mr. Yeung holds a BSc in Financial Economics from Centre College, USA, and an MBA (distinction) in Banking and Finance from the University of West Indies, Jamaica. He currently serves as Deputy Chairman for Dolla Financial Services Limited.
Denroy Pusey AVP Real Estate Business FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Denroy Pusey is the Assistant Vice-President – Real Estate Business of the First Rock Group. He is a real estate, construction development, and investment professional. He has worked extensively in Real Estate, Pension, and Investment sectors within the country. Immediately prior to joining FirstRock, he was in management at Sagicor. He is responsible for First Rock’s real estate portfolios within various jurisdictions from management, developing, and investing. Denroy brings to the fore over 8 years of experience in the real estate, construction development, and investment sectors. Denroy holds an Honorary Master of Science in Construction Project Management from Heriot Watt University, Scotland; and an Honorary Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Technology, Jamaica. He also holds several professional certifications in project management, and finance.
Shaun Myers Group Assistant Vice President – Finance & Analysis FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 876.425.2270
Shaun Myers is the Group Assistant Vice President – Finance & Analysis of FirstRock Group. Prior to this he was the Regional Financial Analyst at Unicomer Group, the largest retail firm in the Caribbean. And prior to that he was the Senior Accountant at Proven Management Limited. Shaun brings to the fore 9 years of experience in the financial and retail sectors.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance from the University of the West Indies and the ACCA professional certification. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica. He is currently the Treasurer of the Liguanea Community Development Committee.
Pierre Shirley Group Executive Vice President FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Email: email@example.com Tel: 876.429.5717
Pierre Shirley is the Group Executive Vice President of FirstRock Group. Pierre has been involved in the Real Estate industry for approximately 19 years both locally and internationally with his experience covering various facets of both residential and commercial real estate to include deal structuring, real estate developments, portfolio management, property management, sales, leasing and financing to include mortgage origination, processing, underwriting, and funding.
Mr. Shirley has been conferred with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Corporate Management; a Master’s of Science in International Real Estate (M.Sc.); and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA) with a major in Real Estate Finance, all from Florida International University (FIU), Miami, Florida.
Jordan Chin Group Legal & Compliance Officer FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 876.774.1733
Jordan is an Attorney-at-Law admitted to practice in Jamaica and a licensed Real Estate Agent. He has practiced extensively in Real Estate and Commercial law having worked with distinguished law firms in the country. Immediately prior to joining FirstRock, he was an attorney at DunnCox Law firm. He is responsible for FirstRock’s Legal and Compliance framework; he applies his expertise gained to provide valuable advice and insight.
Jordan holds a Bachelor of Laws degree with honors and an Associate Degree in Computer Science. He is a member of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, the Jamaican Bar Association, a director in numerous private companies and sits on various strata committees.
Kadeen Mairs Chief Executive Officer Dolla Financial Services Limited
Mr. Kadeen Mairs serves as Chief Executive Officer of Dolla Financial Services Limited. Mr. Mairs is responsible for the execution of Dolla Financial’s business strategy, operating guidelines and internal controls. Mr. Mairs has a proven track record of performance in the areas of entrepreneurship, change management, organizational restructuring, credit & risk administration, process efficiency and human resource development. He also serves as director of Dolla Financial (Guyana) Inc, a subsidiary of Dolla Financial Jamaica and Chairman of Dequity Capital Management, an associate stake shareholder of Dolla Financial Jamaica.
Mr. Mairs has over 13 years of experience in the financial sector with 6 years at the executive level; working within the Credit Unions, Commercial Banks, Investment Banks, Venture Capital Company and Founding of former Microfinance Institution M24 Investments. Among his many personal accomplishments, he is designated as a Certified Expert in Microfinance by the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Germany, he has received Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Montego Bay Community College with a major in Management and pursued a Masters of Business Administration with a major in Marketing from the University of the Technology Jamaica. In 2018, Kadeen was nominated for the young entrepreneur award by the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce.
First Rock Capital Holdings Limited (FIRSTROCK) has declared an interim dividend of US$0.0008 per share payable on September 30, 2020 to ordinary shareholders on record as at September 25, 2020.
The ex-dividend date is September 24, 2020.
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Kisha Anderson FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Director
Kisha began her tenure with JMMB Ltd. in 1996 and has since worked in several areas of the company’s operations. Kisha currently serves as Country Manager of JMMB’s Jamaican-based subsidiaries: Jamaica Money Market Brokers UMMB Limited, JMMB Merchant Bank Limited, JMMB Insurance Brokers Limited, JMMB Fund Managers Limited and JMMB Securities Limited Jamaica.
Kisha has gained an in-depth understanding of the financial sector, through her extensive experience as part of the JMMB team and knowledge gained through her participation in a range of professional development courses including Project Management, Retail Banking, People Management and Securities.
She entered the field with a degree in Environmental Sciences from the UWI, Mona. In November 2015 she completed and graduated from a four (4) month Harvard Business School General Management Program, where she gained invaluable knowledge and exposure to new paradigms and techniques to support her strategic and leadership capabilities.
She currently sits as a director on the Boards of JMMB Insurance Brokers Ltd., JMMB Fund Managers Ltd., JMMB Securities Limited, JMMB Money Transfer Limited, JMMB Ltd., JMMB Investments (T&T) and JMMB Securities (T&T). She is a Justice of the Peace for Kingston.
Edwin Wint Director FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Edwin Wint is currently the Chairman & CEO at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Jamaica. His background is a Real Estate executive with broad experience in all aspects of valuation, facilities/property management and estate management. Direct experience with real estate valuation, real estate investment consulting and real estate sales. Interested in turn-key facilities procurement as well as companies interested in top-end real estate development in the Caribbean. His specialties are Facilities Management Consulting. He was a Director of Real Estate Board and Commission for Strata Corporations, up until May 2018 He has also served as the President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica.
Mr. Wint is the holder of a Master of Business Administration (MBA)/Post Graduate Diploma Construction Project Management, Construction & Real Estate from the University of Reading/College of Estate Management. He is a certified International Property Specialist, Real Estate and has a Diploma, Land Economy & Valuation Surveying from the University of Technology and a BA from The University of The West Indies.
Marjorie Seeberan Director FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Marjorie Seeberan is a retired career Banker. She has a wealth of experience in banking and finance. Her most recent post was General Manager for Corporate Banking at National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited. She was also the Executive Director for The University of the West Indies May 1997 & November 2002, and before that she was the Senior Vice President of JPMorgan Chase up until November 1995.
Mrs. Seeberan studied at New York University as she pursued her Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Finance.
Paul Hoo Director FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Paul Hoo is a graduate of Campion College and has a wealth of experience in business development and operations. His early business skills were sharpened in the Food Distribution Industry, specializing in the areas of marketing and sales. His career is hallmarked by management positions with dynamic organizations such as Grace Kennedy and Company Ltd. and Facey Commodity Company Ltd. During his tenure as the Managing Director of Kingston Hatcheries Jamaica Limited, this company moved from a loss-making to a profitable position.
Currently, Paul serves as the Chairman of the Board of Petrojam, having been appointed to Jamaica’s only oil refinery in June 2018. A founding shareholder of Supreme Ventures Limited, Paul became the President & CEO in 2001. In 2004 upon the passing of the then Chairman, Peter Stewart – accepted the role of Chairman until 2017 when he resigned. In 2001, Paul was nominated by the Jamaica Observer for the Business Leader of the Year Award. He was also appointed Chairman of Jamaica’s Cocoa Industry Board in May 2008 until 2010. In 2017 he was conferred with the Order of Distinction (O.D.) from the Government of Jamaica, for outstanding contribution to the development of Sport.
Lisandra Rickards Director FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited
Lisandra Rickards is currently the CEO at Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean. She helps others prosper by accessing the funding and the markets they need to scale. She acts as a conduit to that prosperity for high-potential companies and projects that have traditionally found it challenging to break through barriers to scale because of a lack of appreciation, understanding, and support for their talents in their home markets, particularly in emerging markets.
Specifically, she has created funding programmes in multiple categories – including equity investing, crowdfunding, lending, and grants – and have worked both on the funding side, and as an advocate for those seeking funding. As a result, she has earned the trust of the constituents of the process by developing an expertise in its mechanics.
She received an MBA with Honors from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Student Marshal.
Mr. York Page Seaton Director FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited
Mr. York Page Seaton is a qualified Engineer and Chairman and CEO for Y.P. Seaton & Associates Company Limited. He founded this entity in 1969 and today it is regarded as the leading Construction, Development, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Contracting company in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.
Mr. Seaton has been conferred with the certificate of Distinction (CD) by the Government of Jamaica and is a Justice of the Peace.
Natalie Augustin Company Secretary FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited
Natalie Augustin is a senior Attorney. She was called to the Bar in 1996 and commenced practice in Saint Lucia in 1997. In her 19 years of practice she has polished her skills and expertise in the areas of International Financial Services, structuring and registration of condominiums and private developments, mergers and acquisitions, company formations, conveyancing, trusts, wills and administrations. Natalie is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a Committee member of the Bar Association of St. Lucia. She is also the Company Secretary for FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited.