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SHAKIRA GOURZONG - TREASURER
Ms. Gourzong also completed and received the
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Diploma in September 2010 and earned a Master of
Business Administration from ICCI in February 2014.
She has been a member of the Credit Union since
2006 and previously served on the Credit Committee.
She has been serving on the Board of Directors
for the past five years, two years to present as the
Treasurer. Within that period she has represented
the Credit Union at various international conferences
and has also obtained the Caribbean Development
Educator (CaribDE) designation.
JOSE HERNANDEZ - DIRECTOR
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
Before that time, he spent 19 years at Cable and
Wireless (Cayman Islands) Limited, joining the
organisation in 1991 after completing university
Mr. Hernandez has been a member of the Credit
Union since 2017.
ONEISHA RICHARDS - 2nd VICE CHAIRMAN
Ms. Oneisha Richards is currently the Chief Internal
Communications Officer with the Cayman Islands
Government based in the Cabinet Office. She has
over 22 years’ experience in strategic marketing,
communications, and tourism policy development.
Ms. Shakira Gourzong is a former Senior Client
Relationship Officer at Intertrust Corporate Services
(Cayman) Limited. She earned a Bachelor of
Science degree in Business Administration with a
concentration in Economics from UCCI in 2006. She
is also a founding member of the UCCI Alumni Board
and was in the first group to complete the CeMBA at
UCCI in 2008.
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.
As Chief Internal Communications Officer, Mrs.
Richards supports senior leaders across the
Cayman Islands Government in delivering effective
communications programmes. Her role focuses
on supporting the implementation of the 5-Year
Strategic Plan to become a World-Class Civil Service
with a passionate, highly engaged, and motivated
workforce. Additionally, she develops coordinated
communications which showcase internal and
external delivery of the Civil Service purpose “to
make the lives of those we serve better”.
Previous roles held by Mrs. Richards are Deputy
Director of Tourism, Business Development Manager
with Walkers Global and Deputy Chief Officer for
Tourism with the Ministry of Tourism and Transport.
She possesses a bachelor’s degree in Tourism &
Travel Management from Florida International
University and a master’s degree in Marketing and
E-Commerce from the University of Maryland. She is
currently pursuing a Certificate in Leadership from
Northwestern University in Chicago.
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