August 17, 2017 9:09 pm Last modified: 9:05 pm

St. Thomas business

President Obama’s SBA: Eight Years of Accomplishments

Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama’s cabinet, has released her SBA Cabinet Exit Memo, highlighting the agency’s record of accomplishments for America’s small businesses during the eight years of the Obam
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FUSC Rate Change Effective Dec. 31

Because of recent action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Innovative Telephone, Innovative Wireless and Innovative Long Distance customers will notice a decrease in the Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) effective Dec. 31, 2016.
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Innovative Announces Holiday Hours for Jan. 2-7

Innovative extends New Year’s greetings to the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands and announces the holiday schedule for the business offices and retail stores.
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V.I. Certified Public Manager Program Accepting Applications for 2017-2018

The Virgin Islands Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program is now accepting applications for its 2017-2018 Colleague Group.
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ICMC Invites College Seniors, Recent Graduates to Career Opportunities Info Session

International Capital & Management Company (ICMC) will host an information session about the Accelerated Career Development Program (ACDP) at its Beltjen II office on Wednesday, Dec. 28.
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USVIEDA Encourages All to Support Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26

To encourage the Virgin Islands community to support local, small businesses during the kick-off one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) has joined the nationwide effort to inspire communities to shop at their
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Tommy Star Awards Gala Honors Richard Doumeng, Colleagues

The U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s honored Managing Director of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Richard Doumeng and eight other exceptional individuals employed in the tourism industry on Nov. 5 at the 15th Annual Tommy Star Awards and Gala.
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BDO USVI Announces New Managing Member John Engerman

BDO, the world’s fifth largest accountancy network, has announced the appointment of a new managing member in the St. Thomas office. Native Virgin Islander John Engerman was appointed in July 2016.
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Ogletree Deakins Hires Adam Christian, Former Judge

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has announced the addition of former judge Adam Christian as ‘Of Counsel’ in the firm’s St. Thomas office.
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Scotiabank Donates Two Scholarships to UVI Students

Scotiabank’s annual commitment to the University of the Virgin Islands was demonstrated during a Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours event where the bank contributed $10,000 to the UVI Scotiabank Scholarship Fund.
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