Who are we?
Years of Experience
Meet Our Board Of Directors
Ana-Kaye Green is a financial expert who has spent just over 10 years in the local and regional financial industry. Starting as an investment advisor, her financial journey has spanned several capacities from personal portfolio management, equity and fx trading, to management of high net worth portfolios. She is now head of treasury and investments at an international bank.
Ana-Kaye Green is a proud alumni of the University of Technology where she completed with first class honours, an undergraduate degree in finance with a minor in international business. She completed an MBA in banking and finance at the Mona School of Business which she also earned with first class honours. While at MSB Ana-Kaye was the winner of the UwI venture capital competition and went on to represent MSB at an international business planning competition which she also won. She served as a mentor for other entrepreneurial aspirants at the MSB for another 2 years post attending the institution. Ms. Green later founded a business planning consulting firm with 2 of her colleagues, which provided business planning, modeling and advisors services to various entrepreneurs spanning multiple industries.
Ana-Kaye brings a wealth of international financial and business knowledge to the SP!KE team.
Duane McIntosh is an Organizational Psychologist also with years of experience in marketing. He attended the University of the West Indies where he completed a BSc. Marketing and a Masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Business Psychology).
He developed a Socio-economic Enterprising Model for community development, empowerment and sustainability to which he presented at the United Nation’s World Youth Conference for the achievement of their social development goals.
He has provided entrepreneurial training to local MSMEs under JSIF, the Digicel Foundation and Jamaica National along with a team of consultants, as well as the Social Development Commission on creating start-ups specifically at the community level where unemployment is highest.
Additionally, he has written one academic research paper on work motivation, and also provided training to local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the area of Project Monitoring and Evaluation.
He has sat on a few local committees including the Miss World committee where he is responsible for Sponsorship Relations and Event Coordination. He was formally the Sports Business Manager for the University of the West Indies where his focus was the advancement of the Usain Bolt Athletic Stadium. He has represented Jamaica in conferences in the region speaking in the areas of business development, marketing, and youth development. He also teaches two psychology courses in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the UWI.
Kelli-Dawn Hamilton is an experienced Communication Strategist with over 10 years of experience. She has prepared Corporate Communications and Marketing plans for companies within both the public and private sector. Kelli-Dawn is also a certified Services Go Global Trainer who has helped services businesses across the Caribbean expand into overseas territories.
Alex-Ann Green is an operations management specialist. Her work both internationally and locally has seen businesses overhaul their processes to increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve customer experiences.
With an MBA in General Management, Alex-Ann raised many eyebrows when she went on to pursue and gain her MS in Construction Management. This second masters degree has sharpened her project management skills. It has also provided career opportunities that allowed for much development in the project and change management fields. She is now a member of the Association of Change Management Professionals.
Alex-Ann’s career began in the customer centric Tourism Industry. Equipped with a BSc. in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Alex-Ann worked across hotels locally and internationally. She was also able to complete the TPDCo. Customer Service training.
While in Higher Education Alex-Ann oversaw and implemented software system process changes, student program redevelopment, customer experience tracking and development, vendor management and cost reduction.
Her experience in the Tourism, Higher Education and Construction industries locally and overseas have provided a wide array of insight and the latitude to identify key factors that remain common to all businesses.
Alex-Ann established SP!KE out of passion and data. She continues to be driven by this to ensure clients’ success.
According to the Clifton Analysis, Ms. Green is analytical, strategic, restorative, futuristic and a relator. These talents work in tandem with SP!KE’s goals. She continues to learn to ensure success.
Currently, Ms. Green has been accepted for her Customer Service Manager certification by the International Council of Customer Service Organizations based on her work and experience in the field. Potentially, she would be the first Jamaican to have the designation.
Lawrence McNaughton retired as of April 2019 after serving four years as General Manager for Sol EC LTD St Lucia, having returned the full service petroleum marketing company to profitability after 18 months. His substantive career was with Cable & Wireless (Caribbean) where he spent 35 years, joining the then Jamaica Telephone Company in 1980 as a technician. He went on to hold various senior management positions over his tenure, the most recent being Managing Director, Outsourcing 2012-2014, Managing Director Windward Islands, BVI and St Kitts & Nevis from 2010 to 2012 . Prior to this he was Executive Vice President, Carrier Services from 2003 to 2010, where he managed the transition from monopoly to competition across the Caribbean.
Lawrence holds a Bachelors Degree (summa cum laude) and a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, both from Howard University (Washington DC) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Henley Management College in the UK. He further achieved the status of an Accredited Director in 2009 from the Canadian Institute. He served as Board Director for C&W St Kitts & Nevis, C&W Dominica, C&W Grenada and C&W St Lucia and was Board Chairman for C&W St Kitts & Nevis from 2008 to 2014. He also sat on the Board of CANTO, the Caribbean communications umbrella organization, from 2010-2014. Lawrence was a member of the Government of Jamaica’s task force on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for its 2030 vision.