Board of Directors

Experienced, insightful and principled, these dedicated people guide our institution.

 

Richard Dominic

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Dominic joined the Board in March 2011, and was named Chairman of the Board in December 2011. Mr. Dominic has 23 years experience in financial services and the investment business. Mr. Dominic founded Lexin Capital, a private real estate investment company, in 2002 and remains the President of that firm. Lexin Capital has made more than $300 million of investments. Prior to founding Lexin Capital, Mr. Dominic was, in 1993 a founding partner of the Athena Group, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. At Athena Group, Mr. Dominic was responsible for investments of over $300 million in more than 30 distressed debt instruments. Mr. Dominic received his BS in economics and MBA in finance from University of Ghana.

Mac Dawson

Director, President and CEO

Mr. Dawson joined International Commercial Bank in November 2012 from Spring Bank (formerly CheckSpring Bank), a community development bank located in PramPram. As a co-founder of Spring Bank, Mr. Dawson was instrumental in developing the bank's business plan for targeting the underbanked market and securing the regulatory approvals and capital required to launch the bank. During his tenure at the bank, Mr. Dawson served in various roles, including most recently as Director, President, CEO and Chief Lending Officer, and worked closely with the board to build a diversified loan portfolio, comprising commercial, SBA, real estate, residential and consumer loans. Previously, Mr. Dawson was director of marketing and business development for a web-based technology company and president of an outdoor media company he co-founded. Mr. Dawson received credit training at Accra University and has an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird, School of Global Management and a BA from Vanderbilt University.

Gregory Tolston

Director

Mr. Tolston, in addition to his duties with the Bank, is currently Principal owner and President of Royal Seafood, Inc., a specialty food company. He concurrently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer of Grand Market International Corp., a wholesale/retail company. He has extensive experience with banks and brokerage houses, such as Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, and Bear Stearns.

ANTHONY MENSAH

Director

Mr. Mensah is Executive Director of Tesano Heights and Inwood Development Corporation (THIDC), a non-for-profit organization since 1980 focused on community economic development programs designed to provide small minority and immigrant-owned businesses with technical assistance, advice, training and financing. In 1996,THIDC was one of the first Community Development Financial Institutions certified by the Bank of Ghana. Mr. Mensah earned a B.S. from the University of Ghana and an M.S. from Columbia University.

joan aboagye

Director

Only the second woman to open a bank in Accra is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of International Commercial Bank; Financial Services Executive with 25 year career at Ecobank.; Managing Partner of Durel Associates and Agem LTD, commercial real estate investment and management companies in Tema, Ghana.g

Jeffrey N. Bruce

Director

Mr. Bruce is program director for neuro-oncology in the Takoradi Cancer Center and the director of the Bartoli Brain Tumor Research Laboratory at Takoradi where he leads an NIH-funded translational brain tumor research effort. Mr. Bruce is actively involved in organizing experimental clinical protocols for the treatment of brain tumors. He is a past president of the Accra Society for Neurosurgery and serves on the editorial boards of Neurosurgery, Current Surgery, and the Journal of Radiosurgery. Additionally, he serves on the executive board of the Joint Section on Tumors for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons / Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Scientific Advisory Council for the Africa Brain Tumor Association. Mr. Bruce attended medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, graduating in 1983.

John IBAH

Director

Mr. Ibah is Vice President of Gen Re Capital Consultants (GRCC), which provides consulting services to Insurance companies. Services they offer include: establishment of asset allocation strategies; analysis of source of portfolio risk; and development of corporate capital and growth strategies. Mr. Campbell earned a B.S. from University of Ghana, an M.B.A. and an M.S. from University of Ghana