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This blog brings together young professionals to give you access to the latest insights and advice for a variety of business industries and professional development.

Building a Home on Social Media

Your customers are online and if you’re not, you’re losing out to a competitor. You’re also missing out on your chance to grow beyond what you are today, and growth is not something to be okay with missing out on. With social media, you’re not just presenting your business to the world, you’re building important relationships with your customers that will come in handy later. 

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Key COVID-19 Takeaways: an HR Perspective

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Intellectual Property: Trademarks, Copyright and Patents

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Navigating the crisis as a small business owner

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Financial Plan 101 for a Small Business

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Dawn Demeritte

Digital Content Specialist

Passionate about the intricacies of storytelling and content strategies, Dawn is a digital media specialist and a creative strategy coach.

Armed with over ten years of experience in the industry, Dawn realized early on the power of storytelling if developed and used purposefully. Using her knowledge of new media technologies, her tried and proven results of entrepreneurship and her love for storytelling, she is forging her own lane by positioning herself as a credible coach, trusted consultant and accomplished creator for clients locally and abroad.
Dawn is the Founder of the Suburban Group Company, a boutique marketing agency. She specializes in creating content that inspires. She playfully dubs it as creating moments of inspiration.
When she isn’t creating moments of inspiration, she is a creative strategy coach for clients locally and internationally.
Dawn is also the founder of Rosé Society, a rosé and lifestyle brand in The Bahamas whose mission is to curate rosé experiences while spearheading rosé education. The company also makes delicious rosé inspired treats.
Dawn received her BA in Political Science from Acadia University and her Postgraduate Diploma from Sheridan College. She holds certifications from HubSpot, Google and MSI.

Website: www.dawnsd.com
Email: hello@dawnsd.com
External Blog: www.suburbansassy.com

Vernique Henfield

Financial Accounting and Financial Planning

Vernique, an ambitious and multifaceted individual with a hybrid career path concentrating in industries, such as Financial Services and Media. She has a passion for serving others and story-telling with a keen interest in financial services. In 2013, Vernique attained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Barry University. After her journey as a student navigating the halls, her career began at a Big 4 Accounting Firm as an External Auditor of commercial banks and mutual funds. She has 3+ years of Accounting experience and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license. Currently, Vernique is a Senior Accountant at a Private Bank in Nassau, Bahamas. Vernique is a Financial Literacy Advocate. She also established a Financial Literacy Workshop Program.

Website: www.hellovernique.com
Email: contact@hellovernique.com
LinkedIn: Vernique Henfield, CPA

I.A. Nicholas Mitchell

Barrister and Attorney-at-Law

Nicholas is a Barrister and Attorney-at-Law qualified and admitted to practice in the UK and The Bahamas. He regularly advises on commercial matters across a wide range of issues, along with a broad portfolio of constitutional work in the area of human rights and immigration law. He has been called to the bar for seven years and is one of three founding partners of CML Chambers.

LinkedIn: I.A. Nicholas Mitchell
Twitter: @ianickmitch
Instagram: @cmlchambers

Ralpha Moxey

Human Resources

Passionate about all things people, Ralpha is a certified Human Resources professional with 8 years of related experience. She currently serves as an Associate Director of Recruitment and is also skilled in the areas of Compensation & Benefits and Training & Development. Additionally, she has studied Labour Relations, Employment Law, and Risk Management.

Ralpha holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with Great Distinction from Athabasca University, a Professional in Human Resources International certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute; and is a current MBA candidate at the University of London. She is a member of both the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Bahamas Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM).

Outside of the office, Ralpha extends her passion for people as a committed member of the Rotary Club of East Nassau.

Email: ralpha.moxey@gmail.com
LinkedIn: Ralpha I. M. Moxey, PHRi

Janay Pyfrom-Symonette

Marketing and Digital Business Strategy

Janay Pyfrom-Symonette is a Business Executive, Strategist and Entrepreneur.

She holds the FINRA Series 7 License and has played a crucial role in the advancement of technology systems for startup environments, having managed the developments of web applications, trading dashboards, and banking technology. In 2017, Janay and Nkosi Symonette launched Sign Island, a boutique sign printing company with bespoke advertising solutions, and FindrPro, a sales management platform for small business and contractors in 2018. This year, FindrPro will be unveiling its local payroll software for small businesses, called ProPaySoft.

Janay Pyfrom-Symonette
Co-Founder of Sign Island & FindrPro

Handles:@signisland and @findrpro
www.signisland.com / www.findrpro.com