The Bank of Nevis Limited was one of five honorees presented with an award for Excellence in Financial Services from the Nevisian Association of Washington DC (NEV-DC) for outstanding contribution to the Banking and Finance sector in Nevis. The award was presented in the presence of a distinguished audience comprising Her Excellency Jacinth Henry-Martin, St. Kitts-Nevis Ambassador to the United States of America and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), Executive and Members of the Nevisian Association of Washington DC including President of the Association, Ms Jasmine Daniel, other Nevisians residing in the United States of America, Keynote Speaker, Mr. Rawlinson Isaac and other specially invited guests at the NEV-DC's 8th Annual Awards and Banquet held at the Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Maryland, USA on Saturday, September 22, 2012.
General Manager, L. Everette Martin and Marketing Officer, Bronte Swanston-Hendrickson holding the NEV-DC Excellence in Financial Services Award Presented to BON
The Nevisian Association of Washington, DC was founded in 2003 to help bridge the gap of Nevisians at home and in the Diaspora. It strives to promote economic, educational, technological, social and cultural advancement of Nevisians and their descendants at home and abroad. Its membership spans Washington DC and New York metropolitan areas.
According to the President of the NEV-DC, Ms Jasmine Daniel, The Nevisian Association of Washington DC Excellence in Financial Services Award recognizes each of the honorees as part of a Dynamic Force in the Banking and Finance Industry in Nevis through their demonstrated leadership, creativity, innovation, community involvement, accomplishments and overall contribution to the development of Banking and Finance in Nevis.
In accepting the award from NEV-DC member Mrs. Ingrid Farrell, Mr. L. Everette Martin, General Manager of The Bank of Nevis Limited, thanked the Nevisian Association of Washington DC for the invitation to participate in their Independence Banquet and also for recognizing the Bank's contribution to the development of Nevis. He noted that despite the current global economic challenges The Bank of Nevis continues to exceed expectations and remains a strong, stable and safe institution. He provided a brief overview of the Bank's history and highlighted some areas in which the Bank had contributed to the development of Nevis. He ended by expressing gratitude to the visionaries who started The Bank of Nevis, the dedicated Board of Directors (past and present), the staff (past and present) and customers who have supported the Bank throughout the years.
The NEV-DC Excellence in Financial Services Award presented to The Bank of Nevis reads:
The Nevisian Association of Washington DC (NEV-DC)
THE BANK OF NEVIS LIMITED
For over a quarter century through disciplined leadership, committed service, you have significantly contributed to the physical and human development of Nevis and Her people. You have indeed improved the quality of life.
We Salute You!