Makhicia Brooks

Managing Director

After graduating from St. Dominic High School, Makhicia Brooks furthered her studies to graduate summa cum laude from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in International Development from American University in Washington DC.

Immediately after completing her studies, she took a position as an Economic Policy Advisor at the Department of Economy, Transportation & Telecommunications of Government St. Maarten. She has also served as a lecturer in Project Management of USM’s School of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning.

Ms. Brooks, who joined SMDF as Program and Development Manager in February 2017, was appointed by the Fund’s Supervisory Board to carry the mantle from Keith Franca as Managing Director as of January 2020.

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