Preparing today's students for tomorrow's opportunities
Daylen Calderon (Customer Service / Retention Specialist) - A customer service representative in the hospitality and tourism sectors in Panama City for over 4 years, Daylen Calderon comes to Premier Plus Consultants as the Retention Specialist of the Corporation Marketing Division. A resident of Panama, Daylen's experience levels also includes the management of the various customer experience initiative with the cosmetics lines for the renowned company Lancome Paris. Daylen has started her bachelor degree studies in the area of physiotherapy.
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) - Attained 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 and was among the top nominees for the Outstanding Senior Award. She is fluent in French 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.
José Luis Aizpurúa Peralta (Management / Legal) - A practicing lawyer with more than 11 years of experience, José Luis Aizpurúa Peralta comes to Premier Plus Consultants as Executive Administrator of the Corporation Management Division. A native of the city of David, Republic of Panama, José Luis Aizpurúa Peralta has a bachelor’s degree in Law and Political Science from the Autonomous University of Chiriquí, and a master's degree in Mercantile Law from the Catholic University Santa María La Antigua.
Gabriel Leonard (Marketing / Education) - An editor and translator with over 20 years’ experience in the publishing industry, Gabriel E. Leonard arrives into Premier Plus Consultants as the head of Marketing Support Services. A native of Panama City, Panama, he holds a degree in International Studies from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, USA. He is a Certified Public Translator in the Republic of Panama.
Ali Knowles (Senior Consultant) - graduated from Troy University with a BSc. in Sport Management and Fitness, and currently working on his MBA. 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 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.
Mr. Patrick Knowles
Founder of Premier Plus Consultants
Premier Plus Consultants was founded by Patrick A Knowles in 2007. Mr.Knowles is a former 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 current scout within the international division of the Cincinnati Reds, with responsibilities within the Bahamas.