Advisory Board 2017-07-15T10:55:58+00:00

Advisory Board

Terri Granot
Terri GranotAdvisor
Mrs. Terri Granot just completed her law degree (LLB) at the Ramat Gan College of Law and Business in Israel.

Previously she was a financial consultant with a series 7 and 24 at Merrill Lynch, UBS, and AG Edwards, and Primerica.

At this time Terri is completing her Masters in Law (LLM) at the same college while working with Republicans Abroad to register potential Americans to vote in the next elections.

While studying for her law degrees Terri established the Caricom Chamber of Commerce, a division of the Latin American/Israel Chamber that connects business people from all industries in Israel to all the 22 countries of the Caribbean. While at UBS PaineWebber Mrs. Granot met and developed relationships with most of the bankers in the Caribbean and especially in Antigua.

In addition, she established a gallery in Israel specializing in Haitian and Ethiopian art.

Terri graduated NYU in 1971 with a degree in Spanish and Economics and then completed her MA also at NYU in 1975. She is a member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate practitioners), life member of Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization, Member of the Haitian Art Society, and the AACI, the Association of Americans and Canadiens in Israel.

When Mrs. Granot lived in Miami, she was a member of the American Friends of Likud while now in Israel she is a full voting member of the central committee. She is fluent in Spanish, Hebrew, with a working knowledge of French and Portuguese.

Terri’s goal is to bring Israeli technology in the fields of water, agriculture, cyber security, antiterror security, health care and dead sea products to the Caribbean.

Kent Vital
Kent VitalAdvisor
Mr. Kent vital is a devoted father and husband, a devout Christian, as well a passionate Caribbean patriot that desires to use his talents to the benefit of the people of the Caribbean. He is a trained and practicing economists, which a BSC in Economics from the University of the West Indies and a MSc in Financial Economics from the University of London. With more than 25 years of professional experience, he has a thorough knowledge of the economies of CARICOM (Caribbean Common Market) countries with a deep understanding of how they work, the supporting institutions, their strengths, challenges, opportunities, threats, and the strategies they have been employing to promote development across the economic, social and environmental dimensions. He has had direct responsibility for monitoring economic developments in several of these countries on the behalf of the Caribbean Development Bank where he worked for close to twelve years, and on the behalf the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank where he worked for five years. Countries covered included Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, St. Lucia, Haiti, Jamaica, Dominica, Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos Islands. In performing these tasks, he has interfaced with senior government officials in various government ministries including those with responsibilities for finance and economic planning. Mr. Vital has paid particular attention to sustainable development policy and strategy, and national strategic planning. Recognizing the need to effectively link national medium-term and vison planning documents to effective implementation mechanisms, and given his grasp of systems approaches to strategic planning, he has worked with several countries to prepare more relevant development planning documents inclusive of mechanisms to pursue more effective implementation of development strategy. Mr, Vital is also a trainer in the principles of “managing for development results” and has functioned as a consultant since 2013.

Mr Vital is a strong advocate for good governance and this is reflected in his work as a consultant. He sees good political governance as a key driver for sustainable development alongside effective strategic planning and visioning.