Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to PriceSmart, Inc.'s earnings release conference call for the first quarter of fiscal year 2022 which ended on November 30, 2021. After remarks from our company's representatives, Ms. Sherry Bahrambeygui, chief executive officer, and Michael McCleary, chief financial officer, you will be given an opportunity to ask questions as time permits. For opening remarks, I would like to turn the call over to PriceSmart's chief financial officer, Michael McCleary.
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