#Providenciales, June 6, 2019 – Turks and Caicos – The Office of the Deputy Governor is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Lakeia Lewis as the new Deputy Director of the Budget Department.
Ms. Lewis graduated from Howard University School of Business in Washington, D.C. in 2013 with a Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance with honors (Magna Cum Laude).
Upon returning to the Turks and Caicos, she was employed at the National Audit Office for a period of 10 months, before taking up employment as a Finance Officer turned Budget Analyst in the Budget Office in the Ministry of Finance in 2014.
In 2015, Ms. Lewis was promoted to the post of Senior Budget Analyst where she participated in numerous training programs including: Macro Economic Revenue Forecasting, Public Financial Management in a Changing World, and a SOE Oversight Workshop.
Ms. Lewis is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Finance through the London School of Business with the help of the Turks & Caicos Islands Professional Development Fund and is also the current President of the Rotaract Club of Grand Turk.
Ms. Lewis while discussing her new appointment stated; “I am eternally grateful to God and am overjoyed for the opportunity to serve as the Deputy Budget Director within the Budget Office.
I am eternally grateful for the lessons and encouraging words instilled in me by the Budget Director and other senior management in the Ministry of Finance since my tenure here and it is with great anticipation that I will effectively and efficiently take on this new challenge and learn to better myself through this experience.”
Deputy Governor and Head of the Public Service Her Excellency Anya Williams in congratulating Ms. Lewis said: “On behalf of the Turks and Caicos Islands Public Service we extend our congratulations to Ms. Lewis on her recent promotion.
We appreciate the hard work and dedication of this department and am certain that she will do exceptionally well.”