An Engineer/Entrepreneur, born in Kingston, Jamaica. Ricardo has dedicated his life to Public Community Service. He has impeccable track record of Leadership serving the following organizations: Founder/President of the Jamaican Association of Maryland,Past Vice President of NAJASO North East, Past NAJASO Convention Chairman and Awards Committee Chair. He is also a former Vice President of Baltimore Caribbean Carnival Association,former Director of JAM Baltimore Reggae Festival, Former President of Baltimore Cricket Club and Baltimore Tour Social Club.Served as the first President for Baltimore Council of Caribbean Organizations, an Umbrella Caribbean Organization. Served as Vice President of the Washington Cricket League an amalgamation of twenty five member cricket clubs. Also served as the Manager for Southern Zone for the USA Cricket Association. Responsible for arranging and touring with the players for trial matches to select a world series team to represent the USA.Served as a Board Member of National Counsel of Caribbean Organizations, an organization that deals with major issues affecting the Caribbean region. Ricardo’s affiliation with and dedication to various charitable and community organizations for cultural and community welfare earned him numerous citations and awards, some of which are from Governors, Mayors, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, the Jamaican Embassy, and from Caribbean organizations.Ricardo was awarded NAJASO prestigiuous Group Leadership Award for 2013 based on his Leadership in the Caribbean Community.