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Cherise Castle-Blugh is Director of Entrepreneur Services at The Timely Entrepreneur®. She has been working to grow the Trinidad and Tobago Entrepreneurial community, creating resources and events to support entrepreneurs. Through understanding the needs and goals of entrepreneurs, academic institutions, support organizations, investors, and businesses, she has developed effective programming and opportunities to connect people.

Cherise Castle-Blugh - TTERRC

John Outridge is a Consultant with vast experience with Digital Transformation, Enterprise Content Management and Payment Systems. He was recently a Consultant to the Government of T&T tasked with transforming the Public Sector through ICT in specific relation to developing a road map and proof of concept for electronic payments for Government services. Previous to this he was a at PriceWaterhouse Coopers, where his areas of focus were Data Analytics, Document and Information Management and Governance, Digital technologies and ICT. He also served as a Technical and Strategic Advisor to the Magical Experiences Ltd Group (TRIBE, BLISS, Harts and Lost Tribe) in terms of developing and implementing growth strategies for the group in the areas of strategic partnerships and acquisitions. Prior to this he founded a digital media firm providing advisory services to organisations in terms of establishing a digital strategy. He has worked with clients such as; Toyota Trinidad, Kiss , Unilever, Massy Motors, Cinnabon, Cocoa Cola Trinidad , Miss Trinidad and Tobago just to name a few. He has also provided advisory services in terms of designing and creating mobile strategies for ; Machel Monato, Destra Garcia, Ravi B, Keshorn Walcott, Triniscene, Digicel, Bmobile, The National Petroleum Company and the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.

John Outridge - IT Expert

Vice President – Corporate & Investment Banking RBC Caribbean In his current role Andrew manages a diverse portfolio of clients comprising central governments, companies in the energy sector, family-owned businesses, publicly listed companies and state owned entities in the Dutch Caribbean and Trinidad & Tobago. He has been with the RBC Group for the past 15 years where he spent most of his time in the Investment Banking Unit leading origination and distribution activities across several industry categories including ports (air & sea), infrastructure, medical service providers, telecommunication and utilities. A chartered accountant by profession, Andrew spent several years in the Accounting & Advisory industry with stints at EY and PwC throughout the Caribbean. He holds a Masters of Science in International Finance from the University of the West Indies – Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business. In his spare time he is the Treasurer of a non-profit organization associated with community development and is an avid sports enthusiast.

Andrew Boissiere - RBC Caribbean

Mr. Rollocks has been in the field of training, consulting and business coaching for over 20 years. He has supported and led organizational transformation, change and development consultancies for key firms including UWI-Institute of Business (Now Arthur Lok Jack GSB), Leadership Consulting Group (regional franchisee for FranklinCovey), Madonna Doyle and Associates (certified provider of City & Guilds and Institute of Leadership & Management), Ingenuity Business Development, Elders Associates Limited (the regions premier EAP provider). Mr. Rollocks’ core strengths converge at the cross-roads of organizational development, transformational leadership, human development and SME business development as his Life’s Passion. Out of this medley, orchestrating the evolution of indigenous institutions with targeted strategic initiatives aligned to regional and global vision, has become a hallmark of his brand. Far from a one-size-fits-all approach, his diverse, business experience allows him to employ system’s thinking to identify strategic, tactical and operational areas for better efficacy using the DreamCatcher System©. Incorporating tailored solutions, clients have experienced quick wins and followed through on medium and long-term initiatives to achieve personal and organizational targets and greater impact. His collaborative approach, yields positive results all-round, including the management of change projects from conception through to successful completion. The more dynamic the scenario, the more he thrives in designing outcomes to meet and exceed client expectations. The endorsements by his clients and many referrals are testimony to the depth and impact of his content and his unique style of delivery that always demonstrates care.

Rawle Rollocks - VisionWorks Solutions

Richard Robinson is the Principal Consultant of RAGKR Consulting Ltd. The company provides executive ICT consultancy services to companies in the Legal, Medical, Insurance, Retail and Manufacturing Sectors. Richard has over 25+ years of experience working with small and medium organizations in both the Private and Government sectors. He is the holder of a BSc Electrical and Computer Engineering (Hons) and Master of Small and Medium Enterprise Management (Distinction) Degrees. Richard specializes in Digital Transformation for organizations with the goal of improving efficiency and productivity through ICT solutions.

Richard Robinson - RAGKR Consulting Ltd

Eunice Nisbett is multi-passionate entrepreneur who brings together her breadth of administrative experience in corporate, her experience as a trainer, online business manager, and marketer; along with her training in speaking, sales, and business management, to help business owners book their dream clients and get results online. In 2008 Eunice exchanged a successful 20-year administrative career in corporate for entrepreneurship, when she felt the urge to unleash her potential, spread her wings, and experience the freedom of being her own person, setting her own schedule to allow time for her family and those in her circles, while running a virtual business. Recognized by her clients as a fresh, sincere voice with a new perspective, Eunice has a passion for helping business owners find success online by making the best use of Internet marketing strategies. She helps them spot opportunities that accelerate their success, share their message with the world, jump start their online business, and leverage their social media networks. She also hosted the Featured Blog Talk Radio Show, Book Marketing in Five, an expert interview series, featuring the world’s best-selling authors.

Eunice Nisbett - Online Dream Business

Chisom Udeoba is a Creative Content Creator, Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Writer of the Amazon BestSelling book "Content Creation 101" She is also the Creative Director of Creatives in Africa where she equips creatives with the right skills and knowledge for impact, income and influence.

Chisom Udeoba - Creatives in Africa

Monica Nwabugo Oranugo is an Intensive Care and Emergency Nurse at the UZ Leuven Campus Gaithersburg, Belgium. Born in Warri, Delta State in Nigeria, she was privileged to migrate to Europe in 2003 where she studied and got her degree and specialization. Monica got her bachelor degree in Nursing from Katholic Hogeschool Kempen Turnhout (presently called Thomas More Campus, Turnhout) in 2009. After working as an emergency nurse in AZ Turnhout for a couple of years, she went ahead to further her study, and became an Intensive Care and Emergency Nurse, at UC Leuven, Limburg, in 2014. The journey to success for Monica as an international student, and currently as a professional has been filled with challenges, but still remains inspiring and educative at the same time. Her heart goes out to everyone who might be trapped on his/her way to success. She has a soft spot for young ladies because of some challenges she went through as a young lady seeking success in a foreign land. In her book, “19 IS A LATE START”, she shares some of her experiences; the challenges, and how she converted them into success stories. Her goal is to see every young lady victorious in life. Monica Nwabugo Oranugo is happily married, and lives in Belgium with her husband. She speaks English, Dutch, and Igbo fluently

Monica Oranugo - Coach

Monica McQueen​ is a Virginia native, serial Entrepreneur and Coordination Mastermind. Monica received her Certification in Wedding/Event Planning from Penn Foster Career School in 2013. She is pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Human Resource Management with a Minor in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship from UMGC. She has eight years of administration, event planning and project management experience. She created her company, Kore-Dinate LLC after helping her friend with his music career, where she served as the booking manager. Kore-Dinate was created with entrepreneurs in mind to alleviate administrative, event planning and business management services, so entrepreneurs and business owner’s can focus on their business. Monica serves her church, Koinonia Congregation as the Special Events Coordinator and leads the Women’s Ministry. Her new found passion to create a safe space to confront community issues led her to start a nonprofit organization, ​Conversations That Matter​. Through building relationships with local schools, community leaders and residents, she is able to serve the voiceless and be a resource in her community. She is a music and food lover who enjoys learning new cultures, languages and serving people from her heart by helping to birth their God-given purpose.

Monica McQueen - Kore-Dinate LLC

Shayla is a 26 years old college graduate. She currently works as an Ultrasound Technologist full time. She aspires to be a full time affiliate marketer. She has trained with experts and is now sharing her knowledge.

Shayla Denise - Affiliate Marketer

Andrea Ragoo is an ACCA qualified accounting professional with over 15 years of accounting and auditing experience ranging from manufacturing, energy and construction industries. Her experience has afforded her a strong proficiency in best practices for accounting and business management. She holds a directorship in Rhand Credit Union Co-operative Society which is one the top ranked credit unions in Trinidad & Tobago. She is also a budding entrepreneur.

Andrea Ragoo - ATR Business Solutions

Jemmimah Wilson is a Senior Policy Specialist at the Office of the Prime Minister. Her focus over the past three years at this organization has been to develop and implement policies that enhance the quality of life for the most vulnerable groups, particularly children and women. Ms Wilson is an alumna of the University of Toronto where she completed an Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree and the University of Nottingham, where she was awarded a Master of Arts Degree in International Social Policy. Her mission is “to help or at least to do no harm” — a philosophy that drives her to make a positive impact on the local level and wherever she is planted. One manifestation of this principle was the birth of her Non-Governmental organization, Propelling Young Ladies who Aspire to Redefine and Reinvent (PYLARR) in 2012. Since its inception PYLARR has supported and mentored over 100 at risk girls who were placed at the St Jude’s School for Girls for their care, protection and rehabilitation.

Jemmimah Wilson - PYLARR

Adrian Theodore is cofounder and Principal Consultant of Theodore International Consulting (T!NC), a Consultancy firm focused on export development and recently held the position as Chief Executive Officer of Trinidad and Tobago’s Trade Facilitation Company (exporTT). Since Jan of 2016 he has also held the position of Commercial Director of a regional Group of companies. Adrian’s experience in distribution, Trade and export development spans 15 years, having held positions from Trade officer, Country Manager (posted in Guyana & Suriname), and Regional Export Sales manager for one of the region’s largest manufacturing groups. In these roles, he honed his customer-focused approach to effective change-management and has been an avid proponent of the power of Exponentialthinking. Adrian has also cofounded a charitable organization and continues to be deeply involved in helping young entrepreneurs and professionals to prepare for the emerging business environment. Adrian is a certified International Trade Specialist (ITS), holds a 1st degree in Economics and a MSc in International Relations from the University of the West Indies (UWI, St. Augustine).

Adrian Theodore - T!NC

- Licensed Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) at POSGH - Decorating and event planning with AP exclusive designs. - Mentor @ St Jude's home for girls. -Choir director of First Belmont Assembly -Head Sunday school teacher in the Charford Court Community.

Shirmella Moore - Nevaeh's Events

Roland Riley is a career banker with 23 years of experience in financial services. He is currently employed with Republic Bank as a Marketing Official in the Group Marketing &Communications Department. Mr. Riley holds a Diploma in Banking from the Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago, a Bachelor of Science from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine in Public Sector Management (Upper Second-Class Honors) and an MBA (Distinction) from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.

Ronald Riley - RBL

General Manager at the House of Creative People

Denise Scott - House of Creative People

Owner of NSJ Financial Services

Nekeisha Jeffery - NSJ Financial Services

Shiva was a former Patent Examiner at the Intellectual Property Office of the Ministry of Legal Affairs for 6 years during which period he obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of London External Programme. He subsequently resigned from the Intellectual Property Office to pursue and complete the Legal Practice Certificate at Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom. Prior to his stint in the field of intellectual property, Shiva obtained his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with a minor in Entrepreneurship from the University of the West Indies and has worked in the technical departments of National Flour Mills and Caribbean Chemicals and Agencies Limited. Shiva has attended several training programmes in the areas of substantive patent examination and trademark classification at the Intellectual Property offices in the Czech Republic, Austria and Switzerland and has acquired considerable experience and practical knowledge in research methodology which is critical to conducting trademark and patent searches as well as technology licensing and branding.

Shiv Maharaj - JD Sellier

Upcoming Events

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How To Find The Gap In An Established Market Thursday 15 April 2021 08:00am 05:00pm

Program start date: Monday 19 April 2021

Entrepreneur Investment:- TT$425

Are you struggling to 'fit in' or to find a niche to serve? This session will guide you to setting up in a specified niche so that you can serve an underserved market.

Certificate awarded upon completion.

 

Start A Business In 30 Days Saturday 01 May 2021 08:00am 05:00pm

Program start date: May 1 2021

Entrepreneur Investment:- TT$850

Certificate awarded upon completion.

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Cherise Castle-Blugh is the CEO & Director of Entrepreneur Services at The Timely Entrepreneur®. She has been working to grow the Trinidad and Tobago Entrepreneurial community, creating resources and events to support entrepreneurs. Through understanding the needs and goals of entrepreneurs, academic institutions, support organizations, investors, and businesses, she has developed effective programming and opportunities to connect people. 

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