Caribbean Commercial Bank (CCB) Anguilla Limited believes in the development of its staff and thus has a very robust and comprehensive training policy. CCB over the years has ensured that its staff is properly trained and qualified to manage the ever-changing banking environment with its focus on serving an increasing international clientele. Several CCB Bankers have attained their Diplomas in Banking from The Graduate School of Banking—Madison and Dallas campuses, and The Canadian Institute of Bankers. The Bank has also financed undergraduate studies at the University of the West Indies, Nippising University, University of the Virgin Islands, and Barry University.
A recent graduate in December 2005 from University of Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom is Tina Bannister, Manager of Credit at the Caribbean Commercial Bank. Mrs. Bannister undertook studies via a flexible learning programme at Holborn College and The University of Wolverhampton for which she was awarded a Bachelor of Law degree, LLB (Hons).
The Anguillian asked Mrs. Bannister why she studied Law. The CCB Official replied: “Legal skills are becoming more in demand especially in commerce and banking with more intricate and complex transactions hence a knowledge of law is an asset. The overall aim is personal and career development and there is an obvious appeal to having a law degree.”
Prior to taking up employment at the Caribbean Commercial Bank, Tina completed her undergraduate studies at the University of the Virgin Islands with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management. Later she attended the Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and graduated with a Masters in Business Administration.
Since then Tina did a three-year diploma course in Banking at the Graduate School of Banking in Dallas, Texas. She has been with the Bank for ten years. She is also a director of the Anguilla Financial Services Association. In her spare time she tutors in Business Administration and Financial Management at the University of the West Indies distance-learning centre in Anguilla.