Dana Morris Dixon

Jamaica National Building Society

Executive, Business Development & Research

Dr. Dana-Marie Morris Dixon was appointed Executive, Business Development and Research in June 2013 and serves as the Society’s Chief Research Officer, developing and driving the organisation’s research agenda. Dr. Morris Dixon is also tasked with identifying and exploring new business opportunities for JNBS and its subsidiary companies to increase the Society’s market dominance.

She previously worked at Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), where she assumed the role of Acting President in March 2013 and served until her resignation. She joined JAMPRO as the Manager of the Caribbean, Latin America & Emerging Markets Department, on secondment from the Office of the Prime Minister in October 2009 and was appointed Vice President of Planning & Corporate Development in April 2010.

Prior to joining JAMPRO, Dr. Morris Dixon was the Director of Development Policy Planning and Strategy at the Office of the Prime Minister. She has also previously taught undergraduate and graduate courses, focused on international trade, finance, development, globalisation and Caribbean foreign policy at The University of the West Indies, Mona.

She holds a First Class Honours bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from The University of the West Indies (UWI), 2001, a master’s of science degree in Government, specializing in International Relations, UWI, 2003, and a PhD in International Studies, University of Denver, Graduate School of International Studies, 2008.

A Fulbright Scholar, she is the recipient of the George Beckford Award for Economic Development, 2003, and is an Awardee in the UWI Department of Government Fellowship in 2001. One year later, she was inducted into the Faculty of Social Sciences Dean’s Honour Society. She is a member of the Grand Jamaica Homecoming Advisory Council, Executive of the International Women’s Forum, and the Jamaica Fulbright-Humphrey Alumni Association. She is a former Director of the National Land Agency and the Runaway Bay Development Company Ltd.

Team Members

  • Carlton Barclay

    Deputy General Manager

  • Joy Brady

    Executive, Group Finance

  • Maximilian Campbell

    Executive, Group Human Resources Development

  • Tiffany Gordon

    Executive, Mortgage Sales

  • Tonya Grant

    Executive, Group Internal Audit

  • Hilret Hanson

    Executive, Branch Operations

  • Earl Jarrett

    General Manager

  • Shereen Jones

    Assistant General Manager, Group Operations & Information Technology

  • Curtis Martin

    Assistant General Manager, Treasury & Investments

  • Keisha Melhado-Forrest

    Executive, Mortgage Operations

  • Leon Mitchell

    Assistant General Manager

  • Michele Pollard Gonzalez

    Executive, Enterprise Contact Centre & Member Ombudsman

  • Carlton Earl Samuels

    Assistant General Manager, Group Finance & Mortgage Operations