- Nassau The Bahamas
Delta Mu Delta, Valley Boys Junkanoo Group, Bankers Association of the Bahamas
With expertise in development and investment across a variety of industries, Gary Christie has been responsible for a diverse array of projects and spent significant time working internationally. Currently the managing partner of both Strategic Advisory Services Ltd. and Management One (Bahamas) Ltd. in Nassau, Bahamas, Gary Christie makes use of his experience as an investor and loan coordinator to help develop and manage new businesses for clients in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Europe. He has served as a Director of the government owned airline, Bahamasair; as President of the Bankers Association of the Bahamas; and as the leader of various other private corporations in the Bahamas. Gary Christie knows what it takes to raise capital, hire the right people for management, acquire the proper licenses, and face the cultural challenges of opening a business in another country.Gary Christie’s credentials include a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University, and post-graduate studies in International Finance at McGill University in Montreal. He has acted as Manager of Loans and Investments for the Royal Bank of Canada and as the Senior Vice President of Artoc Bank and Trust Ltd. Additionally, he has served as a consultant for a subsidiary of Tunis International Bank. His responsibilities have also included coordinating eight-figure investments, developing a $40 million loan for the Bahamian government, and managing a loan portfolio of more than $300 million.In his spare time, Christie exercises, jogging several times a week. He also contributes to the junkanoo organization known as the Valley Boys. The group, which is comprised of hundreds of members, performs cultural dances in elaborate costumes at competitive parades. As a senior member, Christie uses his business experience to represent the group and raise funds.