LA Trinidad Building and Loan Association (TBLA) has appointed Christopher Lewis as CEO and Secretary of the Board.
In a press release Thursday, Chairman Bliss Seepersad said his experience should foster good stakeholder relations and meet the needs of the organization.
“We welcome Christopher to the Trinidad Building and Loan Association. He brings a wealth of experience and we look forward to working with him as we continue to fulfill the purpose of the organization.
“Mr. Lewis will play a pivotal role as we build the value of the organization for its members, depositors, mortgagors, staff and other stakeholders in the very different times the world currently faces; and beyond.”
TBLA said Lewis is excited to build on the company’s foundations and introduce its products and services to a new generation of customers – a new suite of services that will resonate with the needs and lifestyles of young investors. .
Lewis holds two MBAs, a long-time member of ACCA and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of TT.
He has also served as CEO of major retail organizations, managing director of a financial services company, and held senior finance and management positions in several large local and regional corporations.
Seepersad also recognized the work of outgoing CEO Leslie Nelson and thanked him for his service which it described as unwavering.
“Mr. Nelson has been with the organization for over a decade. His unwavering leadership has served us well and leaves us in a position of strength to face the current challenges of our country. We wish him a happy retirement. »
TBLA, established in 1891, is an Aboriginal financial institution that provides savings and mortgage financing for home ownership and credit facilities for its members.