Management Profiles

Kevan N. Dean

Kevan N Dean was born in Miami Florida to Bahamian parents in May 1968. He was educated in the Florida school systems and holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with minors in both Physics and Mathematics from Florida State University as well as a Masters in Engineering Management from the University of South Florida. Following a career with Florida Power Corporation where he held a number of positions through the utility organization to include the post of Energy Risk Manager of the energy trading operations, he relocated to the Bahamas in 2001 to accept a position with Kerzner International were he is the currently employed as the Director of Emergency Preparedness in the Facilities Division where he is responsible for Fire Life Safety as well as various energy and environmental initiatives. He is also co owner of MJB Optical where his wife is the primary Optometrist. In addition to his position as Chief Information Officer with Bahamas Gymnastics Parent Booster Club BGPBC, he is an active member of the Church of God of Prophecy (COGOP) Elizabeth Estates and several professional organizations locally and internationally to include the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA), the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce. He holds the following positions and certifications in these organizations.

  • • COGOP, Elizabeth Estates, Lay Minister
  • • COGOP National Social Outreach Committee Advisory Board, Member
  • • COGOP, Elizabeth Estates, Christian Education Director
  • • BHA Recycling and Energy Efficiency Task Force, Chairperson
  • • Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Energy Sub Committee, Member
  • • Bahamas’s National Energy Policy Committee, Member
  • • BGPBC Chief Information Officer and Board Member
Kevan’s number one priority is his wife, Dr. Anita Dean, 13 year old daughter Kianna who is a level 5 Gymnast with Bahamas Star Gymnastics and 8 year old son who is active in a variety of sports and a member of the Bahamas Jr Brass Band. When he has extra time, he enjoys working out at the gym, swimming, fishing, and playing his saxophone in church

Mrs. Andrea Knowles

Andrea Knowles is employed at Forsythe's Communications Ltd.and holds the position of Manager & CFO Accounts Department for the past 25 years. Motorola has awarded many managerial awards and certificates in the field of Communications. Andrea is the Famfest Travel Coordinator / Assistant Event Coordinator for this large family event. She is a member of the Carmichael Bible Church and the Children's Chapel Administrator. She has recently been awarded the Conquering Lion's Award for Sunday School worship. She also holds the positions of parent, coach and Public Relations Officer for the Bahamas Gymnastics Parent Booster Club.

Her hobbies include painting crafts and occasionally squash.

She is married to Raymond W. Knowles and has one daughter, Rachea Knowles, gymnast.

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Sonia Willie

Sonia S. Willie was born in New Providence, Bahamas and was educated throughout the private and public school system in the Bahamas. She has been employed at Pictet Bank & Trust Ltd.for the past-twenty five (25) years in a number of positions. She presently holds the position of Vice-President in the area of Clientele. She is a member of Bahamas Faith Ministries International. She holds the position of Assistant Secretary of Bahamas Gymnastics Parent Booster Club (BGPBC). Her hobbies include gardening, baking and reading. She is married to Paul K. Willie of Nassau and they have four (4) children including gymnast, Angel Willie.

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