Bruce Maddison

President and Director of Operations

Backed by 35 years of experience in restaurant management and 7 years in logistics at DHL, Bruce is the Director of Operations for Emerging in Belize. He currently runs the successful Mariposa Beach resort in Placencia, Stann Creek District. He prides himself on managing the complex operations of people, facilities and supplies and was once recognized by the prestigious SAM awards for his “Top Renovation of the Year”. We will lean on his expertise and experience and are confident that Bruce will lead both the company and our customers into this new era of tourism.

Sharon Maddison

Director of Finance and Human Resources

A warm, compassionate, caring soul, Sharon works side by side with her husband, Bruce, to operate their successful boutique resort in Southern Belize. Preceded by a glowing 20 year career at TELUS Communications, the most lucrative telecommunications company in Canada, Sharon specializes in Business Sales and Revenue Management. As a recipient of the prestigious Legend Award and honored by former CEO, Darren Entwistle, Sharon continues to live by the core values she learnt at TELUS “we give where we live”.

Khalifa McKay

Director of Sales and Marketing

Having attained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology Special from the University of the West Indies in 2011, Khalifa worked with a pilot project in thirteen Primary Schools in the country to carry out Teacher, Student, and Parent training in a ‘Positive Action’ Psychology program. The project was extremely successful. Thereafter Khalifa joined the Insurance Industry and has been a top Insurance Advisor for the past 8 years. She takes pride in her work, treats her clients with respect, understands their needs, and meets those needs by delivering efficient quality service, always striving to surpass their expectations.  Khalifa has achieved many industry awards. Some of these include; Rookie of the year, Century Club, Chairman’s Club, Top Advisor of the year, Member of the Million Dollar Round Table, Consistency Award, Persistency Award, and CarAifa (Caribbean Association) Regional Awards.   Khalifa enjoys singing, acting, and spending quality time with family and friends. Spirituality is an important aspect of her.