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BIFS 38th ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY & GALA DINNER

On Saturday, September 6, 2014, The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services hosted its 38th Annual Presentation of Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner in the ballroom of the Melia Nassau Beach, Cable Beach.

At the Awards Ceremony 140, professionals from the financial services sector received Certificates, Diplomas, Professional Certifications and Special Awards of achievements for receiving the highest aggregate marks in various courses. The gala dinner in celebration of BIFS 40th Anniversary took place immediately after the Awards presentation where, one hundred and eighty (180) students and their guests, along with industry associates, representing member financial institutions joined BIFS on this significant occasion.

The event was celebrated with moments of reflections highlighted in a video presentation. Mr. Dwaine Wallace and Valentino Bethell served as Masters of Ceremonies and guests were entertained with music performance by Tony Seymour, Silbert Coper and DJ, Kevin Davis.

We share highlights of this historic event.

Chartered Banker MBA

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Bodie Dexter BAF Chartered Banker MBA
Forbes Saran
Chartered Banker MBA
Seymour Daren Scotia Caribbean Treasury Ltd Chartered Banker MBA

Associate of The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services Diploma

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Arnette Crystal RBC ABIFS
Barnes Krystle Commonwealth Bank ABIFS
Barrett Samantha Bank of The Bahamas ABIFS
Bethel Londena Commonwealth Bank ABIFS
Bullard Tamika RBC ABIFS
Burrows Ashlee RBDF ABIFS
Cartwright Priscola Bank of The Bahamas ABIFS
Curry Christine Commonwealth Bank ABIFS
Curtis Phillippa RBC ABIFS
Dann Rahming Latoya RBC ABIFS
Davis Leslie Central Bank ABIFS
Edwards Machaelia Central Bank ABIFS
Fawkes Deandra RBC ABIFS
Ferguson Indira ScotiaBank ABIFS
Fowler Alescio Sandals Resort Exuma ABIFS
Gray Glenette RBC ABIFS
Jean Lovy Bank of The Bahamas ABIFS
Johnson Alexandria RBC ABIFS
Jones Pinder Janeen RBC ABIFS
Miller Meredith HSBS ABIFS
Missick Elkin Atlantis ABIFS
Newbold Ashley Commonwealth Bank ABIFS
Pratt Shanovia Bank of The Bahamas ABIFS
Rolle Cindy Bamont Trust ABIFS
Ryan Kwame Bahamas Mortgage Corporation ABIFS
Saunders Patrice RBC ABIFS
Taylor Frazer Sheria RBC ABIFS
Turnquest Alex ScotiaBank ABIFS
Williams Gier ScotiaBank ABIFS
Williams Gina Deltec Bank ABIFS
Williams- Cole Tina ScotiaBank ABIFS
Winter Dorese RBC ABIFS
Woodside Youlanda Citibank ABIFS
Mckinney Rithmond ScotiaBank ABIFS & Banking Certificate
Burrows Gia Ansbacher ABIFS & Trustee Diploma

ACCA INTRODUCTORY CERTIFICATE (FA1/MA1)

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Cunningham Joni ScotiaBank ACCA
Pratt Jillian Scotia Caribbean Treasury Ltd ACCA
Thompson Maris ScotiaBank ACCA
Tsakkos Nomiki
ACCA

Banking Certificate

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Barrett Ghandi
Banking Certificate
Butler Santosh ScotiaBank Banking Certificate
Edwards Keeio Atlantis Banking Certificate
Ferguson Johnathan ScotiaBank Banking Certificate
Ferguson Megan ScotiaBank Banking Certificate
Forbes Serenity Bank of The Bahamas Banking Certificate
Kemp Carla Commonwealth Bank Banking Certificate
Major Cheerese TSWCCU Banking Certificate
McKinney Rithmond ScotiaBank Banking Certificate
Neely Sanchez Bank of The Bahamas Banking Certificate
Nottage Almira Fidelity Banking Certificate
Pedican Soniqua
Banking Certificate
Smith Latanya
Banking Certificate

Certified Associate Project Management

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Brown David Scotiabank Certified Associate Project Management
Butler Antonia COB Certified Associate Project Management
Dorsett Leslie Ministry of Grand Bahama Certified Associate Project Management
Ferguson Juvan RBC Trust Certified Associate Project Management
Forbes Melissa Ministry of Grand Bahama Certified Associate Project Management
McBride Chevonia Ministry of Grand Bahama Certified Associate Project Management

Certified Credit Professional

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Armbrister Bianca CIBC First Caribbean Certified Credit Professional
Brancaccio Tonielle CIBC First Caribbean Certified Credit Professional
Harris Brenda UBS (Bahamas) Ltd Certified Credit Professional
Minnis Randolph Bank of The Bahamas Certified Credit Professional
Nevins Chet Colina Certified Credit Professional

Certified Financial Planner

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Adderley Sherrah Scotiabank Certified Financial Planner
Brennen Robyn RBC Certified Financial Planner
Desmangles Richard Scotiabank Certified Financial Planner
Duncanson Shafegah CFAL Certified Financial Planner
Duncombe Eunice Union Bancaire Privee Certified Financial Planner
Jones Desiree Island Living Real Estate Certified Financial Planner
Malcolm Chantell
Certified Financial Planner
Moss Elvira RBC Certified Financial Planner
Nixon Latonia Bank of The Bahamas Certified Financial Planner
Nixon Treniqua Bank of The Bahamas Certified Financial Planner
Taylor Shamikka Atlantis Certified Financial Planner
Saunders Teneil ScotiaBank Certified Financial Planner & Trust 1

Certified International Risk Manager

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Campbell Sharon Central Bank Certified International Risk Manager
Duncombe Sandra Securities Commission Certified International Risk Manager
Ferguson Betty Central bank Certified International Risk Manager
Knowles Cassie Central Bank Certified International Risk Manager
Lloyd Toriano RBC Certified International Risk Manager
Marshall Katriena BSI Overseas (Bahamas) Ltd Certified International Risk Manager
McFall Tanya   Certified International Risk Manager
Newry Gamal Bank of The Bahamas Certified International Risk Manager
Rodgers Kathrina Insurance Commision Certified International Risk Manager
Rolle Tamara Central Bank Certified International Risk Manager
Virgill Charles Central Bank Certified International Risk Manager
Wells Shicara BSI Overseas (Bahamas) Ltd Certified International Risk Manager
Wilmott- Russell Renee Central Bank Certified International Risk Manager

Complany Law Practice & Administration Stage 1

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Azikiwe Amaechi Corner Bank (Overseas) Ltd Complany Law 1
Bethel Kristal Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Complany Law 1
Darling Catherine Gibson & Company Complany Law 1
Laschiazza- Paul Keva Julius Baer Bank Trust (Bahamas) Ltd Complany Law 1
McQuay Clarise Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Complany Law 1
Miller Montgomery Bahamas Development Bank Complany Law 1
Mitchell Celeste Trade Investments Complany Law 1
Moxey Kendeia RBC Complany Law 1
Murray Christina Citi Complany Law 1
Russell Anishka Insurance Commission Complany Law 1
Thompson Cicely Banca del Sempione Complany Law 1
Thompson Michelle Sterling Financial Complany Law 1 & Trust 1

Credit & Collection I & II

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Curry Jensen CIBC First Caribbean Credit & Collection
Ferguson Byron Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Credit & Collection
Gibson Edisha ScotiaBank Credit & Collection
Goodman Darren ScotiaBank Credit & Collection
Hanna Donalisa Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Credit & Collection
Johnson Ashanti Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Credit & Collection
King Silva
Credit & Collection
McCardy Wells Racquel ScotiaBank Credit & Collection
Meadows Cynthia Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Credit & Collection
Stubbs Dionne RBC Credit & Collection
Vigill Dianne ScotiaBank Credit & Collection

Leadership Essentials Certificate

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Coakley LaShan RBC Leadership Essentials
Dawkins-Rolle Davine Bank of The Bahamas Leadership Essentials
Johnson Jan ScotiaBank Leadership Essentials
Joyce Eva Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Leadership Essentials
Matteo Raimondo BSI Overseas (Bahamas) Ltd Leadership Essentials
McDonald Wendy Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Leadership Essentials
Stuart Yvette Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Leadership Essentials

Mandarin Chinese Stage 1

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Bethel Warren Colina Mandarin Chinese Stage 1
Cox Clarence Bahamas Beach Realty Mandarin Chinese Stage 1
Ward-Bowe Monique The Private Trust Corporation Mandarin Chinese Stage 1
Elden Nikolette ScotiaBank Mandarin Chinese Stage 1
Miller Jarissa ScotiaBank Mandarin Chinese Stage 1
Minnis Sherelle ScotiaBank Mandarin Chinese Stage 1
Pearce Shakisha ScotiaBank Mandarin Chinese Stage 1

Fundamentals of Trust Law Administration Stage 1

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Brown Shanter JP Morgan Trust 1
Davis Taylor Lakishna Cititrust Trust 1
Knowles Patricia
Trust 1
McMinns Derissa Credit Suisse Trust 1
Rolle Pollianne RBC Trust 1
Saunders Sherene Deltec Bank Trust 1
Saunders Teneil ScotiBank  
Seymour Bianca Securities Commission Trust 1
Sturrup Anya Higgs & Johnson Trust 1
Thompson Michelle Sterling Financial Trust 1

Trustee Diploma

LAST NAME FIRST NAME EMPLOYER Award
Burrows Gia Ansbacher Trustee Diploma
Hawkins Candice Bank of The Bahamas Trustee Diploma
Mott Felicia Societe Generale Private Banking (Bahamas) Limited Trustee Diploma
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