Michael McMorris has served as VM Group Chair since 2011 and VM Investments Limited Chairman since 2017. He is Principal of the business management firm KRONOS Limited and works with local and international investors in the areas of new venture development and strategic management. Mr McMorris also has the distinction of being elected to the post of President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce for the term 2022/2023.
Mr McMorris has had a successful career in both the private and public sectors. He was previously an Executive Director of Jamaica Promotion Corporation (JAMPRO) and prior to that, held the post of CEO with Trafalgar Commercial Bank (now First Global) and Knutsford Capital Merchant Bank, which he helped found. He is a past president of the Jamaica Merchant Bankers Association.
Mr McMorris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Politics & Public Affairs from the University of Miami as well as advanced finance training from Citibank’s School of Banking where he started his career. He was a member of the National Academic Honour society Pi Sigma Alpha during his time at the University of Miami and a Deal of the Year winner at Citibank.
Currently, he also serves as Chairman of VM Wealth Management Limited and is a director of several other commercial enterprises.
A strong believer in national service, he has been a member of the Government’s Technical Task force on Tourism (Covid) Recovery, Chairman of the Tourism Working Group on Entertainment, Chairman of the Enterprise Group for the Divestment for NMI Airport Operations, Chair of the Finance Committee of the Airport Authority of Jamaica and a Director of the National Exim Bank of Jamaica.