Joseph L. Patterson,
BAccS, CPA, CGA
UIC Founder & President
JOSEPH L. PATTERSON, BAccS, CPA, CGA was born in Kingston, Jamaica on August 2, 1971 to Ruth Elizabeth Williams, an unskilled single mother of three who taught him the values of hard work, self-reliance and serving others. His father was an electrician and businessman. Mr. Patterson married his high school sweetheart, Charlet, over 24 years ago and they have three beautiful children. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified General Accountant (CGA) with a Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree (BAccS) from the University of Calgary in Canada where he migrated after a stint as a Teacher, Entrepreneur and Engineer in Jamaica. Mr. Patterson was Head Boy at both Spanish Secondary and St. Andrew Technical High School where he earned the prestigious Isaac Henry Scholarship to study Engineering at CAST (now UTECH). He is a self-made entrepreneur with over 20 years experience as a finance leader in the both the private and public sectors. Mr. Patterson held such titles as Financial Controller, Director of Finance and V.P. Finance & Administration while working in Jamaica, North America and Europe. He currently sits on a number of boards and is the founder and CEO of YES Jamaica, a charitable foundation that mentors and funds young Jamaicans to succeed as entrepreneurs.
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.