Preparing today's students for tomorrow's opportunities
Paiton Knowles (Procurement and (Compliance) - Obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Caldwell University. She is a former NCAA D2 student athlete in Cross Country and Track & Field. Paiton's experience with NCAA and NAIA compliance in conjunction with her digital marketing experience has proven to be a tremendous resource for the company during her internship opportunities. As a high school graduate of Bishop Michael Eldon School (Bahamas), she was a two sport athlete. Paiton was Grand Bahama's female basketball player of the year and Bahamas National Track and Field Champion in the 1500 and 3000 meters events in 2016. Paiton will be a tremendous support for many of our membership who have similar goals and aspirations for their university career. Paiton will provide procurement and compliance support for all of the company's International and domestic initiatives within the business solutions division.
Alannah Vincent (Senior Consultant) - was a two sport athlete, playing basketball and soccer in high school. Later I went on to play basketball in college at Tuskegee University where she received a Bachelors in Architecture. She later played semi pro basketball in the WBCBL with the Auburn Flyers for two seasons. She has later received her Masters in Landscape Architecture at Auburn University in 2017. She currently leads our online academic support development. As a student athlete she learned time management, commitment, dedication and teamwork. What she enjoyed most about being a student athlete is the wisdom she received from her coaches to the bigger picture of her as a person and experiencing self-growth.
Amber Stubbs (Information Technology and Business Solutions) - Obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (with a minor in Business and a background in Computer Information Systems), along with a Bachelor’s degree in French from Baker University. She graduated Cum Laude, was among the top nominees for the Outstanding Senior Award, and was inducted into the Foreign Language Honor Society, Alpha Mu Gamma. She was also a member of the Student Activities Council and the Vice President (previously Secretary) of the Computer Science Club. Amber was also a student athlete in Tennis, and became a Manager in her senior semester. An enthusiastic, exploratory, community oriented individual, Amber also assisted families in the town of her University and was a member of GGYA in High School.
Aleyxa Vergara (Marketing and Brand Ambassador) – Obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the Latin University of Panamá. Aleyxa’s knowledge in television programming, production and marketing, combined with her vast experience in the management and operations of teleworking will be an immediate contributor to our stakeholders. Her skills and qualifications associated with public presentation, digital marketing, advertising and community awareness will provide the administration required for customer service support levels.
Perez Knowles (Senior Consultant) - graduated from Columbus State University- CSU (USA) with a BSc. in Exercise Science and Kinesiology. He is currently a graduate assistant coach with the baseball program at Columbus State University. Perez's team at CSU in 2018 received USA National recognition with the advancement to the NCAA D2 College World Series and finished ranked 2nd and national runners-up. Perez was an academic all-conference recipient in the Sun Belt Conference (Troy University). He was also an athletic peach belt all-conference selection in baseball. Perez is a former member of the MLB professional baseball organization Cincinnati Reds minor leagues. Perez graduated high school from Rabun Gap Nacoochee School (College Prep) in Georgia, where he attained all-conference selection in baseball. He is a product and an alumni of Premier Plus Consultant university support. He currently leads our Baseball Development support services.
Ali Knowles (Senior Consultant) - graduated from Troy University (USA) with a BSc. in Sport Management and Fitness. He is currently USA-W Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach. At Troy, Ali played baseball and was apart of the team that ranked in the NCAA Top 25 in 2011 and 2013. Ali graduated from Christ School (College Prep.) and was on the honor roll for 5 out of 6 semesters. During high school, Ali also accomplished All-State and All-Conference selection in baseball and lettered in basketball and football; winning a Basketball State Championship. He is a previous recipient of the Bahamas Baseball National Player Award for the High School Player of The Year. He is a product and an alumni of Premier Plus Consultant university support. He currently leads our sports management support services and the owner of Caribbean Sluggers LLC (baseball equipment company).
Mr. Patrick Knowles
Founder of Premier Plus Consultants
Premier Plus Consultants was founded by Patrick A Knowles in 2007. Mr.Knowles is a former Certified Cisco Associate, and Network Administrator and Technical Training Manager at Bahamas Telecommunications Company, who has also devoted many of his years to the development of student’s profiles for University and Career goals. Patrick experience landscape covers the telecommunication industry from the Legacy to Digital, Signaling to IP and impacting the various dialing plans and services that encompass local, international and mobile services . He specialized in telecommunication network restoration, convergence (Mobile, Signaling) and was involved in technical training initiatives of over 400 technical employees involving the applicable certifications and skill set upgrades. Mr. Knowles has developed the model and the brand for Premier Plus consultants with the various technical and academic Initiatives, that promoted university, athletic and professional support services as an integral part of the company business model and practices. Through the various support services, many students have attended great Boarding Schools and Universities over the last twelve (12) Years. Mr. Knowles has personally hand picked the consultants at Premier Plus and he stands by the commitment of his team to share the vision and the expertise required to impact and produce in the various competitive markets. Preparing today's students for tomorrow's opportunities - is a core value of this company and Mr Knowles and his team share the mindset that none should be left behind. If there is a human desire, a characteristic, a behavior from a citizen of any country, that seeks to impact their community in a positive manner, then there should be realistic opportunities and support systems within the fabric of our culture to stimulate that individual’s growth and development where applicable. Mr. Knowles is also a former scout within the international division of the Cincinnati Reds, with responsibilities within the Bahamas.