Miami, FL, April 24, 2024 – The VM Group is thrilled to announce that Mr. Courtney Campbell, President and Chief Executive Officer of VM Group Limited and VM Financial Group Limited, has been selected as a recipient of the 2024 International Achievement Award by the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ). This prestigious honor will be bestowed upon Mr. Campbell at the 2024 Jamaica Charity Gala, scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 4th at Loews Coral Gables Hotel in Miami, Florida.

Mr. Campbell is President and Chief Executive Officer of VM Group Limited and VM Financial Group Limited, whose operations extend from Jamaica to other Caribbean territories and major financial districts in North America and Europe. Before joining VM Group, Mr. Campbell had already established an impressive record of success in several senior executive roles, including that of CEO of GraceKennedy Financial Group. He also spent over 23 years with the National Commercial Bank, serving in various leadership positions, including Head of the Retail Banking Division and other roles instrumental to the bank’s success. Mr. Campbell is a passionate advocate for financial inclusion and gives purposeful service as a Corporate Champion for the UWI STAT, Mona Campus, and serves on the Governor-General Jamaica Trust as well as the Investment Committee of the Council of World Missions. He is also a former Chairman of the National Education Trust (NET), and is the first and current Chairman of the VM Foundation, the philanthropic arm of VM Group.

The 2024 Jamaica Charity Gala promises to be an unforgettable evening, featuring luxury auction items, premium entertainment, and a gourmet three-course meal. This elegant event offers attendees the opportunity to support initiatives in Jamaica while enjoying an evening of sophistication and celebration.

Caron Chung, Executive Director of the AFJ, expressed her excitement about honoring Mr. Campbell and Mr. Christopher Zacca at the Gala, emphasizing the significance of their contributions to Jamaica and beyond. Proceeds from the event will directly support the AFJ’s mission of advancing education, healthcare, and economic development in Jamaica.

Tickets for the 2024 Jamaica Charity Gala are now available, and sponsorship opportunities are also open. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the event website or contact Join us in recognizing Mr. Campbell’s outstanding achievements and making a meaningful impact on the future of Jamaica.