D. Gilbert Cassar is the Chairman of Equity Trust Bahamas Limited. Mr. Cassar has held executive roles in the financial services industry, which included overseas assignments in New York, Trinidad, Cayman Islands and Toronto. He was the President and Managing Director of Cititrust (Bahamas) Limited and more recently was the General Manager and Director of CIBC Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited. He is a Justice of the Peace and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration, he is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and a Securities Investment Advisor having completed the US Series 7 examination. He is a former Director of the Bahamas Institute of Bankers and the Association of International Banks and Trust Companies in the Bahamas.
Ivylyn Cassar is the Managing Director of Equity Trust Bahamas Limited. A Fellow Member of Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, a Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board, a former Director of the Association of International Banks and Trust Companies in the Bahamas, President of the Bahamas Association of Securities Dealers, and a Securities Investment Advisor having completed the US Series 7 examination. She is an Associate Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in England. Ms Cassar started her career at Touche Ross and later joined the New World Trust Group to launch a 22 year career in international wealth management and private banking. She was the former Managing Director of Leopold Joseph Bahamas Limited which she headed up from inception in the Bahamas until its acquisition by Butterfield Bank. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Liberty University, Virginia (1985).
Dillon Dean is a Director, Vice President and Secretary of Equity Trust Bahamas Limited. Mr. Dean has held executive roles within the financial services industry since the beginning of his career in 1992 having worked in London, Guernsey and the Bahamas. A Certified Public Accountant, he is a member of the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Mr. Dean also holds the Personal Financial Planning and Personal Trust Diplomas from the Institute of Canadian Bankers and has served on the boards on several licensed financial institutions inclusive of the Bahamas Association of Securities Dealers. He was most recently the Centre Director of the Scotia Private Client Group in the Bahamas.
Sterling R. L. Quant is a Non-Executive Director of Equity Trust Bahamas Limited. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Central State University, Ohio and inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1989. With over 22 years as an Attorney, Mr. Quant has held various roles in the financial industry working with Citibank (Bahamas) Limited. He also served as Managing Director of the Bahamas Development Bank and as the Bahamas Alternate Director of the Caribbean Development Bank. In 1998 Mr. Quant was appointed Registrar General of the Bahamas and served for 6 years. He also ran in the country’s General Elections in 1977 and 1992. Presently, he operates his own firm, Sterling Quant and Company.