Hamptons on the Pier: Holborn Spartans 2022 Branch Awards
Holborn Spartans Unit Manager Loeri Robinson was the belle of the management team comprisingSenior Branch Manager Chris Lawe (second right) and fellow unit managers Alwaine Thorpe (left) andIan Bourne. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)

If there were a battle for which financial advisory team is consistently outperforming the competition, it's arguably the Holborn Spartans unit of Sagicor Life Jamaica.

On Sunday, April 10, the winningest branch of Sagicor Life Insurance had a low-key affair at the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Port Royal. At the Holborn Spartans 2022 Branch Awards, guests were taken to “The Hamptons on the pier,” as event emcee Debbie Bissoon quipped.

The movie 300 would have many believe that Spartan life centred on military service and fighting to the death. Not so. The foundation of Spartan culture was a system called Agoge, which emphasised “duty, discipline and endurance”. It was a culture of mental stoicism that interrogated the Dionysian lifestyle for which ancient Greece was known.

During the abyss that was the first few months of the pandemic, the Holborn Spartans employed self-restraint and took duty, discipline and endurance to heart.

Speaking with the Jamaica Observer, Holborn Spartans Senior Branch Manager Chris Lawe said, “I have to thank Team Spartan who powered through having their lives paused for almost two years. But we stayed together as a family, as a team, to continue being one of the winningest branches even in such a rough period.”

Sunday's celebration proved that people with conquering spirits, not frills, make for a fantastic party.

Sagicor Group Jamaica LimitedVice-President of GroupMarketing Alysia Moulton Whitewas quick to tell the lensmanthat she was wearing a Houseof Neahlis original “from 10years ago”.
Holborn Spartan financial advisor Nareen Beckford (left) enjoyedSunday's event with her sister Marie Beckford, general manager,GraceKennedy Insurance Brokers — Turks and Caicos.
On Sunday, the rain could not dampen the mood at the Holborn Spartans 2022 Branch Awards held at Grand Hotel Excelsior, Port Royal.
On Sunday, the rain could not dampen the mood at the Holborn Spartans 2022 Branch Awards held at Grand Hotel Excelsior, Port Royal.
Holborn Spartans financial advisor Karen Haye Grantwas luminous when she popped into the framedecked out in all-white.
Holborn Spartans financialadvisor Peta-Gaye Whytewas a tropical flower inher own right!
We reckon some were green withenvy when Holborn Spartanscolleagues Executive Financial AdvisorTiffany Lawson (left) and financialadvisor Geraldene Gibson walked intothe venue.
All of financialadvisor NnekaAlveranga'sawards couldnot fit into aclose-up shot,so she wentwith two —2021 Advisorof the Year and2021 BranchManagertrophies.Sharing theframe was2021 Rookieof the YearMauriceMcLeod.
Event emcee Debbie Bissoon
Sagicor Group Jamaica LimitedSocial and Digital MarketingManager Charissa Clemetsoneffortlessly executed an elevatedbeach look.
Actor DarronDonaldson can alwaysdepend on his leadinglady KatherineBecker, financialadvisor, SagicorLife Jamaica —Holborn Branch,to turn heads,especially whilewearing aneye-catchingSophiaJones skirtand StyleSavvytop.

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