With a combined 75 years of hands on experience, MMCNV understands the ups and downs of the marina and boatyard business.
Meet our team of professionals, all dedicated to provide the highest quality of service.
Mr. Jeff D Boyd
Managing Director MMCNV / Chairman Anaconda Ltd.
In 2004 Island Global Yachting acquired MMCNV in a buy out and Boyd went on to become a founder and Executive Vice president of IGY Worldwide Operations. From the period 2004 to 2009, Mr. Boyd was responsible for operations of all facilities throughout the Caribbean, North America, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Boyd severed ties with IGY in 2009 and as part of the dissolution regained control over MMCNV, which he has operated to date.
Boyd served seven terms as the President of the St. Maarten Marine Trades Association and was instrumental in helping foster and champion what is now known as the Mega Yacht Capital of the Caribbean He is in demand regularly to participate in industry trade shows on the topics of Customer Service, Marina Management and Development focusing on life cycle, operations and marketing of new marina facilities. Mr. Boyd regularly provides services as a consultant with various Caribbean Governments on a continual basis.
Mr. Nick Boyd
General Manager / CCPDP
As a fellow member of the Country Club and with his extensive understanding of the fitness industry, Nick Boyd is a dedicated Fitness Club Manager who enjoys assessing fitness needs and is focused on ensuring a pleasant gym experience for members and guests.
Nick Boyd was raised in the State of Indiana. He attended Henryville high school and graduated in the year 2006. After high school he attended the University of Prosser. Nick has always had an interest in health and fitness. As a child and all through his teenage years he was very much involved in sports and became captain of his track team in high school. In his early twenties he began weight training. It was then that one of the Fitness Coaches saw his potential in Bodybuilding and encouraged him to compete. Nick entered his first amateur competition but was unfortunately disqualified. That did not deter him from competing and he placed 1st in his following competition. Bodybuilding has now become a passion for Nick as he will continue to compete both locally and internationally.
Prior to his position as Fitness club manager at the Country club at Port de Plaisance, Nick spent time working in management capacities. In his leisure, Nick loves training and spending time outdoors. He enjoys the beach, swimming and hiking excursions. Nick encourages you to approach fitness with an open mind, ready for new challenges. He considers your participation in fitness as a chance to help improve your health and daily life.
Mr. Jesse Peterson
General Manager / YCPDP
Born on St. Maarten and grew up during the tourism boom on the Island, Jesse was always involved and started working from an early age in the hotel and tourism industry. He quickly learned the importance of customer service and professionalism and how important these are to the industry. As an avid boater himself Jesse found it imperative to provide his knowledge and experience to the yachting industry of which he continues to passionately do to this day.
Mr. Leon Wilson
Manager / YCPDP
He developed a passion for the industry as a young boy and was always sailing on boats as a kid. He is a dedicated, passionate and loyal person who is committed to doing a good job by providing each and every client with the best services possible.
He started in 2002 at the Portofino Marina as the marina manager for a couple of years after moving on to Isle de Sol marina as a dock master for a couple of years as well.
He is now the Marina Operations Manager of the Yacht Club at Port De Plaisance, assessing the value of marine tourism in the country is perhaps the most challenging part of valuing the marine industry.
Ms. Sharrita Mills
Marketing Manager / MMC
Over 14 years of management experience to her role at MMC NV simply reaffirms her dedication. Prior to joining she worked for Yacht Club Port De Plaisance as the Accounting Manager. Being passionate and innovative ensures she brings a high-level of experience and perspective to her teams. Sharrita is dedicated to providing her teams the best resources possible at all times.
She holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management and Accounting from New England Institute and Technology, Rhode Island. She believes in professional development and she is always willing to further boost her career by embracing every opportunity.
Mr. Brad Taylor
General Manager / SMSY
He grew up sailing on his family’s sail boat from South Africa to the Caribbean, and has since gained over 20 years’ experience within the marine industry in the Caribbean.
His experience includes working as ground crew and dock master at various marinas, and working his way up as crew on various Charter vessels and private yachts, leading to him achieving his 200T Captains license in 2003. He also gained a large amount of knowledge working as a yard project manager and a marine services manager.
In his spare time he enjoys beach days, sailing, fishing, water sports and spending time with his young family.
Chief Financial & Compliance Officer
Diana is the Chief Financial and Compliance Officer for the MMC Group of Companies and is in charge of the Accounting & Tax Department. Diana is originally from St Maarten and completed her studies at Pace University in New York. She has over 15 years working in both public and internal auditing field, with companies such as BDO Seidman, Deloitte & Touche and Revlon Cosmetics. Her previous auditing experience is essential to the Group of Companies in order to maintain proper controls and structure. Never one to accept the status quo, she continuously strives to ensure consistent methods are applied across the Group of Companies and aids in implementing upgrades to achieve greater efficiency in procedures.
When Diana pulls herself away from her multiple computer screens, she loves whipping up something scrumptious in the kitchen and spending time with her family.
Laurie de Robles
Executive Administrative Assistant
Laurie joined Jeff as his Executive Administrative Assistant in 2002 during the construction of the Yacht Club at Isle de Sol. Since then she has become not only responsible for the Human Resources Section within the MMC Groups of Companies but also responsible for management functions, such as handling the daily, as well as, the long term needs of Administration and Operations side of the Company, working on a local and international level.
After working long days Laurie enjoys her family, gardening and is involved in community projects.
Sappho was born and raised in Simpson Bay St. Maarten, where she spent a lot of her childhood sailing with her family in the Caribbean. She studied Media and Communications, including HRM in the Netherlands and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Communication and Management. She later returned to St Maarten and has been working in the marine trade’s field since. She started at BWA and now works with the MMC Group of Companies as not only their receptionist but also as the Personal Assistant to the Managing Director, Jeff D Boyd.
Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, trying new things all round from food to activities, planning new adventures with friends and is always listening to a wide array of Music.