Turks and Caicos, August 3, 2017 – Providenciales – Following the successful promotion of former Senior Tax Officers Keshia Handfield and Mrychina Lewis earlier this year to the positions of Deputy Revenue Commissioner and Financial Manager within the Ministry of Finance, the Turks and Caicos Islands Government is pleased to announce the promotion of Ms. Natasha Ewing and Ms. Ruthann Gardiner and to the role of Senior Tax Officers within the Turks and Caicos Islands Revenue Department.
Ms. Ewing a former graduate of the Clement Howell High School, holds an Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration from the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and International Business from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida and is currently by Online Distance Learning pursuing a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Arden University partially supported by the Turks and Caicos Islands Civil Service Professional Development Fund. Ms. Ewing a former Personal Banking Officer at the International Banking Group during the period 2010-2012, has served as Tax Officer within the Revenue Department from 2012 to present. While Ms. Gardiner a former graduate of the Raymond Gardiner High School, who holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Barry University in Miami, Florida, previously served as Cost Control Clerk at Beaches Resort and Spa from 2011 to 2015 and has served as a Tax Officer within the Revenue Department from 2015 to date. Both appointments take effect on August 1st, 2017.
Commenting on these appointment Deputy Governor Anya Williams said: “Congratulations is extended to both Natasha and Ruthann on their recent promotions. During their tenure as a Tax Officers they both have had the opportunity to work in all three sections of the Revenue Department: Compliance, Business Licencing and Audit and Investigation and are equipped with a wide range of skills that will assist them in their new roles as Senior Tax Officers.
Through the Civil Service Professional Development Fund they also had the opportunity to participate last year in TCIG’s Training and Secondment Program which afforded Ms. Gardiner the opportunity to spend a week at Inland Revenue Jamaica and Ms. Ewing a week at Inland Revenue St. Kitts. I wish them all the best on their new roles and look forward to even greater accomplishments in the years to come.”
Press Release: TCIG