TCI: CED Announces New Location and New Staff

#TurksandCaicos, November 7, 2017 – Providenciales – The Centre for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) has relocated its Providenciales office to Unit 205, Sam Harvey Complex, Downtown.   The CED is a business support organization that partners with public and private sector stakeholders, to provide among its core services, business start up and management assistance to Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises across the TCI.   Director, Mrs. Sophia Thomas stated that “We are excited about this new location, which provides more space to allow for the administering of the CED’s services, as well as improved visibility.”

Mrs. Thomas also added that,  the Centre has employed two new Business Advisors attached to the Providenciales office.  Mr. Jerelle Laporte,  is a former Small Business Manager at a local Commercial Bank and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.   Ms. Daleshia Elliott has experience in Finance and Auditing, and holds a Masters in Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship.   Mrs. Thomas is confident that the two employees would be an asset to the mission of the CED, in helping to grow and empower our small business sector.

She further stated that the Grand Turk office located at Unit 101, Windmills Plaza, Church Folly is back in operation.   This office is staffed by Business Advisor Wendy Bovell, a former Banker and holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

The CED became operational in January 2016 and has provided over one thousand counselling and training sessions to its clients.   Anyone wishing to start a small business or need business management coaching and training should contact the CED at email:  or Providenciales phone  941-7233  or Grand Turk 946-2333.

Press Release: CEDTCI

Photo caption:

CED Chairman Mr. Pedro Ariza, Pictured with Staff members.

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