Mr. James Watler has a Master of Education degree from the University of Bristol which qualifies him as a counsellor/therapist, and a post-graduate certificate from the University of London School of Education where he received a Certificate in ‘Leading Change and Management in the Cayman Islands’. He is the author of a book entitled ‘The Islands Time Forgot: Stories of the Cayman Islands’, published in 2000 at University of London School of Education. Mr. Watler has been a member of the Credit Union’s Board of Directors for the past 10 years and holds the post of 1st Vice Chairperson. He also served on the Credit Committee for 15 years and held the position of Chairperson for that body. Mr. Watler is a current Director on the Public Service Pension Board and past President of the Cayman Islands Civil Service Association (CICSA). As a civil servant, he has held a number of positions within the Department of Education Services. Over the years, he was a teacher, principal, Education Officer with responsibilities to develop curriculum, Complaints Officer, FOI Manager and finally Senior Customer Service Manager.
Mr. Watler retired from the Service on 6 July 2020, having served for some 43 years throughout his journey in education. He has a passion for service to his community and has over the years demonstrated this through his commitment to reaching out and helping those that are in need. He has been a member of the Credit Union since 1978.
1st Vice Chairperson
Mrs. Suzanne Bothwell is an attorney at law of 20 years. Currently she is the Court Administrator and Chief Officer for Judicial Administration. Some persons know her for her work during the Constitutional Review process between 2007 and 2009 and her various roles in Elections since 2006. However, although she considers herself a very private person, Mrs. Bothwell believes her most important engagement is the many opportunities that present to allow her to meet people from various walks of life and to be able to connect with them. Mrs. Bothwell is the eldest daughter of Dr. Victor and Mrs. Deanna Look Loy. She is married to Mr. John Bothwell of West Bay who is also a civil servant veteran. Her core values include her faith, not letting an opportunity go to waste, compassion, being fair, and being charitable. Suzanne Bothwell has been a member of the Credit Union for over 19 years
2nd Vice Chairperson
Ms. Corinne Glasgow has served our Credit Union from its inception over 45 years ago, initially as a volunteer on numerous committees, including the Supervisory, Credit and Educational Grants Committees and the Board of Directors, the latter as CEO for 10½ years, retiring on 31 August 2017. Ms. Glasgow was successful in growing our Credit Union in asset size, membership, products and services and continues to volunteer her services to the local, regional, and international credit union movement. Ms. Glasgow also worked for the Cayman Islands Government for over 21 years as Social Worker, Assistant Permanent Secretary, and Manager of the Public Service Commission, culminating her public service career in 1996 as Postmaster General. She has served on many Government and civic boards and committees, including as past President of the Civil Service Association and the Credit Union Board of Directors; past Director of the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions (the only Caymanian to have been elected to this important regional body); past Chairman and George Town Captain of the Girls’ Brigade; past member of Prison Ministry; and the Canaan Land Drug Rehab Home. Ms. Glasgow holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology & School Social Work from the University of Tampa, Florida and post-graduate diplomas in Management and Human Resource Training & Development from UWI and Coton House Management Centre in the UK. She has also undertaken numerous Christian and Credit Union training courses, including ICUDE, CaribDE, and has been the Caribbean representative to the Africa DE leadership training courses. Corinne Glasgow has been a member of the Credit Union since 1982.
Golda E. Tatum Carter
Golda is the Regional Financial Controller for Appleby Global Services, responsible mainly for both the Bermuda and Cayman offices. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with 10+ years’ post qualification experience and 8+ years working for a big four audit firm performing financial and regulatory audits. Her experience includes, budget analysis, and financial accounting and she has proficient knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP and their related GAAS.
Mr. Jose Hernandez is Manager, IP & TV Services at OfReg. He has responsibility for internet protocol (IP) and Television (TV) services across the ICT sector. From 2010 to 2016, Mr. Hernandez was an independent consultant who provided information technology leadership and worked on a number of projects in the public and private sectors. Areas of focus included information technology strategy, infrastructure development, business solutions architecture, business process management and project management. Before that time, he spent 19 years at Cable and Wireless (Cayman Islands) Limited, joining the organisation in 1991 after completing university where he studied Computer Science. During his tenure, Mr. Hernandez held several leadership roles, including Information Technology Manager, Information Technology Architect - Caribbean, Vice President Information Technology, and Senior Vice President Information Technology – Caribbean. Mr. Hernandez has been a member of the Credit Union since 2017.
Deirdre Carmola is a seasoned trust professional who attained the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) qualification in 2003/4. She became an Asst. Manager Trusts in the private sector and after 21 years in the industry changed professions to the education field in 2011.
Ms. Carmola is a strong advocate of life-long learning and has completed her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Honours) and the Professional Practice Course (PPC) with the University of Liverpool & Oxford Brookes University through the Truman Bodden Law School. She has simultaneously built her education career, first as the Manager, Scholarship Secretariat in the Ministry of Education and now currently as Special Education Needs (SEN) Case Manager, Inclusion. As a known community advocate, Ms. Carmola participates in census and election data collection canvasing exercises including as a Presiding Officer for the 2013 & 2021 elections and 2019 referendum. She’s served as a leader for the Vision 2008 Round Table for Education; the Education Council; the Tourism Attraction Board; the Older Persons Council; PTA President--John Gray High School, Savannah Primary Schools and CIFEC; and the CICSA Co-operative Credit Union Education Grant Committee.
Ryan Rajkumarsingh is the Director of the Department of Commerce and Investment since 2013 and has been employed with the Cayman Islands Government for 18 years. He has a Master of Business Administration and is a C.P.A.
Ryan Rajkumarsingh is involved with several Boards including Trade and Business, Special Economic Zone, Institute of internal Auditors, Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professional. I believe I have the experience and expertise to make a difference with our Credit Union.
Heather Smith is currently a Senior Vice President at Walkers Professional Services in the Regulatory and Compliance team. In this role she provides outsourced compliance services to suit clients' needs, including AML audit services, regulatory inspection and general compliance support, and training.
Prior to this, Ms. Smith was the Head of the Investments Supervision Division (ISD) of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), from June 2014 to July 2022, having served in various roles within the ISD over her twenty-five years at CIMA, including Deputy Head of the ISD and interim head of the Securities Supervision Division, established in 2017 for the supervision of securities investment business.
Ms. Smith, who has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, has extensive knowledge of regulatory practices and the requirements for the effective supervision and ongoing monitoring of entities pursuant to the various regulatory acts, the Proceeds of Crime Act and the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations. She holds a Master of Laws (LLM) – International Business Law, Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics, as well as the Associate of the Securities Institute (ASI) and Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) qualifications.
Ms. Smith has been a member of the Credit Union since 1997.
Paul Inniss is the Head of Compliance at the General Registry. He is a former financial and economic crime investigator with certifications through ACFE, ACAMS and the ICA. Paul has specialist training in anti-money laundering, complex fraud and asset tracing, as well as proficiency in the management of risk and the implementation of requisite policies and procedures as per best practice.
Paul’s years as an economic crime investigator have equipped him with the diverse knowledge, skills and experience commensurate with policing one of the world’s largest financial industries. He is adept in handling the multi-jurisdictional challenges and issues associated with working in diverse complex financial industries.
Paul was recently awarded Fellowship Status by the International Compliance Association.
Paul’s speciality areas include:
-Management of risks associated with anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism proactive investigations;
-Anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) – effectively identifying, tracking and tracing all proceeds of crime;
-Identification and investigation of occupational fraud, and implementation of innovative business-related risk mitigation policies to address deficiencies, training and people development; and
-Delivering high-impact interactive fraud training sessions.
Mr. Inniss has been a member of the Credit Union since 2006.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Grand Cayman Main Branch
Monday to Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm