The TDC Financial Services Company Limited has once again been underscored its commitment to academic advancement with the presentation of its annual Academic Excellence Award.

The awards were jointly handover by  Mr. Wayne Woodley, Operations Manager and Mr. Nicolas Menon, Executive Director at a brief ceremony held on Saturday 9th October 2021 at the TDC Training Room, on Fort Street, in Basseterre.

This year’s recipients who were recognized for their outstanding performances were:

Basseterre High School – Stephanie Kawall (Deane Glasford Primary School)

Cayon High School – Mia Isaac (Cayon Primary School)

Charles E. Mills Secondary School – Zemorleah Baker (Sandy Point Primary School)

Saddlers Secondary School – Jahlecia Walters (Saddlers Primary School)

Verchilds High School – Shanaria Douglas (Bronte Welsh Primary School)

Washington Archibald High School – T’Shawn Merchant (Dr. William Connor Primary School)

Charlestown Secondary School – Zahir Hart (St. Thomas Primary School)

Gingerland Secondary School – Antwon Percival (Elizabeth Pemberton Primary School)

According to Mr. Steve Farier, the TDC Financial Services Company Limited’s General Manager, “the company is pleased to play our part in supporting academic excellence, especially for our young people.  This award celebrates their achievements and inspires them to continue to do their very best as they journey through academia.”

The TDC Financial Services Company Limited Academic Excellence Awards were established in 2018 to recognize the runner ups of the TDC Warren C. Tyson Memorial Scholarship, who performed exceptionally well in their studies at the primary school level en route to secondary school with a five hundred dollar school package.

Picture – (Left to Right) Back Row – Mr. Nicolas Menon, TDC Financial Services Company Limited Executive Director, Mr. Wayne Woodley, Operations Manager, TDC Financial Services Company Limited, Mr. Francil Morris, Chief Education Officer in the Ministry of Education, Mr. Earle Kelly, TDC Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Mr . Glenville Jeffers, TDC Financial Services Company Limited

Front Row – Left – Right (Front Row) 2021 TDC Financial Services Company Limited Academic Excellence Awardees


The TDC Group of Companies congratulates Mr. Steve Farier, General Manager, TDC Financial Services Company Limited, on his appointment as President of the Bankers and Financial Services Association of St. Kitts and Nevis.

He brings to the post a wealth of knowledge, with over fifteen (15) years of experience, having succeeded Mr. Chad Allen, Manager (St. Kitts Operations) of The Bank of Nevis, (formally Royal Bank of Canada).

Mr. Farier holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Financial Analysis and Fund Management from the University of Exeter (UK) and is a Certified Residential Underwriter (CRU),as well as, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

According to Mr. Farier, “It is with tremendous gratitude that I accept this new challenge. The BFSA aims to preserve a sound banking system by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of banking services within St. Kitts and Nevis. We all know the crucial role that financial institutions play in our everyday personal and business lives. Hence, by promoting the general welfare and usefulness of banking, the BFSA acts as the primary outside resource for its members in accomplishing their goals and objectives.”

We wish Mr. Farier continued success in his endeavours, as he continues to make his contribution to advancement of the financial services sector in the Federation and the wider Caribbean region.

The BFSA is comprised of representatives from each of the following financial institutions: TDC Financial Services Company Ltd, St. Kitts Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Ltd, The Bank of Nevis Ltd, Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis Ltd., Republic Bank (EC) Ltd., and CIBC First Caribbean International Bank.

Picture –  Mr. Steve Farier, General Manager, TDC Financial Services Company Limited