Key Personnel

Meet Our Team.

Michael Lashley

Chairman and CEO

Founded by Michael Lashley in 2006, Lashley Financial focuses on maintaining long term relationships based on trust.

Chairman and CEO
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Janice Bentham

Manager, Finance and Administration

Janice Bentham joined Lashley Financial in 2017 in the role of Manager, Finance and Administration after providing accounting support to the company for almost a decade.

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Paige Bryan

Manager, Insurance

In September 2019, Paige Bryan joined Lashley Financial as its Manager, Insurance.

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Adel James

Client Services Executive

Michael Lashley

Chairman and CEO

Founded by Michael Lashley in 2006, Lashley Financial focuses on maintaining long term relationships based on trust. Competence, capability and credibility are at the heart of its approach to doing business with its clients.

Michael Lashley leads the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of the West Indies at St. Augustine. He is a certified professional engineer and holds a Certificate in Energy Management from the University of the West Indies, Mona.

Mr. Lashley has a Master of Business Administration degree with Distinction from Warwick Business School (Full Time programme). He also holds a Fellowship of the Life Management Institute, with Distinction. He is a Barbados Exhibition winner and a Commonwealth Scholar.

He has over 30 years’ experience in management, with over 25 years as a Senior Manager and Chief Executive. He has significant experience in financial services, having worked as a Vice President with Sagicor and a Director with FirstCaribbean International Bank.

For the past 20 years, he has developed and delivered programmes in business strategy, personal finance and retirement planning. Lashley Financial has also developed a comprehensive financial planning process and tools, which provide detailed personal financial analyses, scenarios and projections for its clients. In addition, Mr. Lashley has done debt, retirement and redundancy counseling for individuals and employees of major companies in Barbados.

Over the years, Lashley Financial has earned a reputation for delivering high quality, client-focused service to a wide range of individuals and organisations, building its business through referrals and recommendations from existing clients.

Janice Bentham

Manager, Finance and Administration

Janice Bentham joined Lashley Financial in 2017 in the role of Manager, Finance and Administration after providing accounting support to the company for almost a decade. She is responsible for the financial management of the company, compliance and internal controls. In addition to finance and administration, her day-to-day activities often include serving clients with their insurance needs.

Ms. Bentham holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of the West Indies Campus and is a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Janice has held senior roles in Finance at leading private sector companies in Barbados. She has over twenty (20) years experience in insurance, hospitality, manufacturing and service.

She has also worked in the public sector, including as VAT Specialist with the Value Added Tax Division where she was involved mainly in objections, disputes, policy and research and was the co-ordinator of the VAT Appeal Tribunal meetings.

Paige Bryan

Manager, Insurance

In September 2019, Paige Bryan joined Lashley Financial as its Manager, Insurance.  Prior to taking up this role, she spent 32 years with Barclays Bank PLC/CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank.

While at CIBC FirstCaribbean, Paige led the insurance business across 17 territories and in her final role with that institution, managed operations for 8 retail branches.   She has experience in the areas of Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Deficiency Management, Fraud Management, Risk Management and Regulatory Requirements.

Ms Bryan is a Chartered Insurer who holds the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) qualification from the Insurance Institute of Canada.