Key Officers

Jose C. Parreño
Chief Operating Officer (TDLCI)

Mr. Jose C. Parreño, Jr. is a graduate of the University of the Philippines where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Economics. He has taken the General Management Course and Strategic Management Program in the Cornell Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management as well as the Businesss Management Program in the Asian Institute of Management. He has over 20 years of experience in the management of premier hotels and serviced residences around the Philippines including Mandarin Oriental Manila and Pan Pacific hotel before joining the Discovery group in 2000 as part of the pioneer management team.

Anna May B. Nieva
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Ms. Anna May B. Nieva was previously Assistant Vice President of United Coconut Planters Bank (2012-2013) and Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of One Subic Power Generation Corporation (2011-2012). She has more than twenty (20) years experience in the banking industry specializing in Lending. She holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Assumption College, a Certificate of Startegic Business Economics Program from the University of Asia and the Pacific and has taken Masters of Business Administration units from Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

Irene J. Buban
Comptroller and Chief Information Officer

Ms. Irene J. Buban was previously the Head Accountant of JTKC Land, Inc. (2010-2013). She is a Certified Public Accountant. She holds a bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

Maria Catherine Michelle V. Mercado
Chief Audit Executive and Chief Risk Officer

Ms. Maria Catherine Michelle V. Mercado holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from University of Santo Tomas in May 2005 and had earned her license as Certified Public Accountant in October 2005. She was previously an internal auditor of BDO Unibank, Inc. (2006-2014).

Rupert Terence C. Sykat
Project Development Officer

Mr. Rupert Terrence C. Sykat is concurrently an Assistant Vice President for Projects of JTKC Land, Inc. (2010 – present). He was a Project Architect of Greenfield Development Corporation (2007 – 2010) and a Design Architect of W.V. Coscolluela and Associates (1997 – 2006). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Santo Tomas.

Erwin Peter Z. Lopez
Director of Operations

Mr. Erwin Peter Z. Lopez was previously the Operations Manager and Senior Operations Manager of Discovery Shores Boracay (2006-2012) and the Operations Supervisor of Discovery Suites Ortigas (2000-2006). He holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management from the De La Salle University College of St. Benilde.

Mary Jean D. Codiñera
Investor Relations Officer

Ms. Mary Jean D. Codiñera is concurrently the Vice President for Sales and Marketing of JTKC Land, Inc. She was previously the Vice President for Sales and Marketing for Tofino Corporation(2010-2011) and Membership Head of Filinvest Alabang, Inc. (2009-2010),Sales Manager of Filinvest Land, Inc. (2006-2007), and President of the Corporate Circuit,Inc. (2001-2006). She holds a double degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Accounting and Economics from the Assumption College.

Anna Francesca C. Respicio
Corporate Secretaty

Ms. Anna Francesca C. Respicio is the incumbent Corporate Secretary or Assistant Corporate Secretary of the following listed I-Remit,Inc., Jolliville Holdings Corporation, A Brown Comopany, Inc., and First Abacus Financial Holdings Corporation, as well as the following registered corporations: Sterling Bank of Asia,Inc. (A Savings bank), Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc. The Spa and Lodge at Tagaytay Highlands,Inc., and Fidelity Securities, Inc. Atty. Respicio obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree (Major in Philosophy) in 2007 and her juris Doctor degree in 2011 from Ateneo de Manila University. She is currently a Senior Associate at Tan Venturanza Valdez. She was admitted to the Philippine bar in April 2012.