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“Anchor is proud to join catalysts for change through The Bahamas ICMS blueprint. Our commitment to the people and judicial process are paramount. This is a historic and vital resource for everyone.”

– Kevin Howell, MBA CEO, Anchor Group at The Bahamas Judiciary Court Modernization & Reform Initiative (COMRIN) Press Conference, December 16, 2020.

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The Anchor Group.

The Anchor Group is a premier B2B advisory and business-development firm focused on enhancing infrastructure and unlocking business growth in the Caribbean region in the targeted sectors that we serve. We focus on expanding Caribbean-based businesses into North America and the global emerging markets.

The Anchor team has over 100+ years of combined professional experience in our targeted sectors. We will work closely with you to solidify your growth strategy and implement processes and solutions to enable operational excellence and high, globally ready financial practices.

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Meet our Team.

KEVIN A. HOWELL, MBA
KEVIN A. HOWELL, MBA
Chief Executive Officer – Director

Kevin possesses strong international expertise in business, financial management, business  strategy development, project management, and analysis. Kevin has worked with a number  of Fortune 500 companies and small and mid-sized businesses, assisting with strategy,  process management, and development. He holds an MBA in finance and accounting from  the Simon School of Business, University of Rochester.

His role at Ernst and Young afforded him the opportunity to work with Fortune 500  companies, and expanded his knowledge of the healthcare, information technology,  manufacturing, and consumer products industries. Before starting Anchor in 2009, he  worked at Broadridge Financial Solutions, a $2.6 billion publicly traded firm, where he  worked as a Senior Director of Business Development, developing various types of financial  models and analyses to support the assessment of acquisition and alliance opportunities.

Phone : +1 800-644-0634 - Email : khowell@anchorgroupcorp.com
NAKEISHA J. FORBES
NAKEISHA J. FORBES
Director – SVP Marketing + Digital Media

BIOGRAPHY

Understanding the unique marketing, communications, and branding challenges  organizations face, Nakeisha Forbes has fused a decade of marketing experience  into her career as a public relations and brand strategist. She has built her reputation  helping clients be heard, be relevant, and generate revenue in today’s competitive  landscape.

Best known for her development and marketing roles for conferences, fundraising,  and red-carpet events, Nakeisha’s acclaimed roster of organizations includes: Coca-  Cola, U. S. Tennis Association, Urban Yogis, All Kinds of Minds; Thurgood Marshall  College Fund; BE Organic; The Guttmacher Foundation; Friends of The Congo; and  The Sonima Foundation.

She is currently a founding member of Women in Digital. She attended Fashion Institute of Technology

Phone : +1 800-644-0634 - Email : njforbes@anchorgroupcorp.com
DAMIAN HOWELL, FCCA, FCA, MAAT
DAMIAN HOWELL, FCCA, FCA, MAAT
Director – Chief Financial Officer

BIOGRAPHY

Damian is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years in the financial services industry and has held positions such as Chief Internal Auditor, Chief Financial Controller, General Insurance Claims Manager, and Pension Fund Administrator.

He is a Fellow of Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (FCCA)-UK, the Institute of Chartered Accountant Jamaica (ICAJ) and a member of the Association of Accounting Technician.

He serves on the Boards of Wolmer’s Prep School, The Society of the Church of God in Jamaica.  Damian is an avid sports fan and currently serves as the Director of sports for the Wolmer’s Boys School and President of the Whitfield Town Football Club.

Phone :+1 800-644-0634 - Email : Dhowell@anchorgroupcorp.com
GAWAYNE BECKFORD
GAWAYNE BECKFORD
Mgr. Caribbean Strategy+Projects

BIOGRAPHY

Gawaye supports new business development and partner development throughout the Caribbean. Key areas include:
• Engage & support the development of Anchor Group’s growth strategy
• Manage all RFP submission from the Caribbean
• Collaborate with the team to build market access and implementation partner
relationships across the Caribbean
• Participate in the development of new private-sector accounts in the Caribbean
• Spearhead the development of marketing and training material for software marketed by
the Anchor Group
• Project manage project implementation
• Manage or support special projects

Phone : +1 800-644-0634 - Email: GBeckford@anchorgroupcorp.com
MELANIE V. WYNTER
MELANIE V. WYNTER
Business Development Manager, Caribbean

BIOGRAPHY

A seasoned business development professional and business management consultant. With over 10 years in management and over 6 years in market channel, brand positioning and business development.

Melanie has lead several development efforts, providing Business and Economic Development solutions within the Caribbean and West Africa. Melanie V. Wynter, MSC is an active member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers and also director of the Jamaica Rural Youth Foundation in Jamaica and the USA.

Melanie has acquired a Masters in Big Data & Business Intelligence, from the Universidad Isabel, Spain, is certified business development expert, and  a Licensed Ship Navigator.

NALISHA BROWN
NALISHA BROWN
Lead consultant

BIOGRAPHY

Nalisha Brown is the founder and lead consultant at Q Squared Ltd. She has 17 years experience in the Quality Assurance field and possesses a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Masters Degree in Construction Management from the University of the West Indies. In addition to this, Nalisha also has Lead Auditor Certification for the current ISO 9001, 45001 and 14001 standards.

As Lead consultant, and having worked in Quality related roles for several multinational firms in oil and gas, Engineering, Construction and Logistics sectors, Nalisha felt that she wanted to utilise her shills and experience to assist companies to realise the benefits of having a properly developed management system.

Nalisha is a firm believer that Quality Principles is one of the main factors that contribute to the sustainability of organisations. It is this passion that led Nalisha to pursue and obtain her Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certification from ASQ in order to enhance her ability and understanding of techniques to assist her clients in realising further benefits achieved from process improvement and management systems.

Nalisha is dedicated and will work with you to get you through the certification and audit processes while recommending digital solutions to maintain, sustain and improve your management system performance. Her unique approach that attempts to obtain employee engagement at every level is what makes systems implemented by Q Squared sustainable.

Our Clients.

 

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With the ongoing pandemic, banks are either thriving, struggling to survive, or accelerating technology efforts to improve operational efficiency and business continuity. It is with this in mind that the Anchor Group and the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) wish to assist the financial sector to manage their risk and efficiency as the challenges continue to broaden.

Who should attend?

  1. Risk Managers
  2. Project Managers
  3. CEO
  4. General Managers
  5. Vice Presidents
  6. Financial Industry Independent Consultants in Risk + Technology