Joseph L. Patterson,
BAccS, CPA, CGA
UIC Founder & President
WELCOME and thank you for taking the time to learn more about the United Independents' Congress of Jamaica. We are a new and independent party for all Jamaicans - whether they are rich or poor, home or abroad.
Our aim is to create a Jamaica where all Jamaicans to can live, work and retire with individual dignity and liberty in their own country.
Our vision is "A Jamaica that Brings out the Best in all its People."
Our mission is "To create a Nonpartisan Democratic Republic of Jamaica that protects Individual Liberty and promotes Personal Responsibility."
Our core values are "equal opportunity, equal rights and equal justice" for all of humanity in a safe, clean and orderly society that respects your individual right to your life, your liberty and your property.
If this is the Jamaica you desire, we invite you to join us in helping to make this New Jamaica a reality. Tell your families, friends and co-workers about the UIC and encourage them to join the movement today.
Together, let us find, train and fund UIC candidates and work to elect a UIC Government transform Jamaica into the safe, clean and orderly Non-partisan Democratic Republic it needs to be so that we may all enjoy real and sustainable prosperity.
JOSEPH L. PATTERSON, BAccS, CPA, CGA
Social Entrepreneur, Financial Consultant & Good Governance Advocate
Joseph L. Patterson is the president of the UIC or United Independents' Congress - a new political party in Jamaica. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with over 25 years’ experience in business, finance and leadership. He provides financial services in Jamaica, North America and Europe. Mr. Patterson has worked as a Business Analyst, Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Controller, Director of Finance, Vice President of Finance, CFO and CEO across the private, public and non-profit sectors. His international work involves over 120 countries and membership on the board of a global micro-financing institution that has over four decades of experience promoting sustainable development through impact investing that focuses on financial inclusion, agriculture and renewable energy in poor communities. In addition to leading his own group of companies, Mr. Patterson is also the founder-president of YES Jamaica, a charitable foundation that mentors and funds young Jamaicans to excel as entrepreneurs. He is married, has three adult children and, for relaxation, enjoys reading, writing and the permaculture approach to farming.