I have been a part of the ILS Group since 1st June, 1999. I was employed as the Assistant Manager and subsequently promoted to Managing Director of the office. I began my career in the Financial Services Field in July of 1975. This has been my passion for the past forty-one years and it continues to hold my interest. I cannot say that I have ever experienced a dull or repetitive day in this field since there are so many interesting areas to provide financial services. I am particularly interested in compliance and interpreting the various regulations passed to regulate the industry.
I am presently a member of the International Compliance Association, the local Association of Compliance Officers, Central Florida Chapter of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist, Association of Certified Anti Money laundering Specialist Group of Members in the United States, and an Affiliate Member of STEP.
My specific responsibilities are to set a strategic direction for the successful management and operation of the BVI office, provide leadership to the staff of six, provide input to the Board
My current regulatory approvals from the Financial Services Commission include Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer, director of a subsidiary under the ILS umbrella, Senior Officer, and "Fit and Proper Person" to operate a Class 1 Trust company.
On a personal level, I am the mother of four adult children and grandmother to eight lovely girls ranging from ages 11 to two weeks old. My hobbies are engaging in analytical politics, reading "Whodunit" novels, cooking, and dancing. I can dance from sun up to sun down and not feel tired. It can be very therapeutic.
My goal after retirement( which is not too far in the future) , is to be a volunteer to give back to the society who once gave me a "hand up". I would particularly like to provide mentorship and advice to abused young ladies.