JOSEPH L. PATTERSON, BAccS, CPA, CGA
UIC Founder & President
Joseph L. Patterson 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 to Charlet and they have three beautiful children.
WELCOME and thank you for visiting our site. The UIC is a new political party in Jamaica. We are called Uniters and the People's Party because our goal is to unite the nation and make it a country where every Jamaican can live, work and retire with dignity.
Our vision is "A Jamaica that Brings out the Best in all its People" and 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 in a safe, clean and orderly society that respects your individual right to your life, liberty and property.
If this is the Jamaica you desire, please join us and help to make it a reality. Together, will transform Jamaica into a united, strong and free country of which you can always be proud.