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CARAIFA Hall of Fame Hall of Fame 2009

Hall of Fame 2009

Nathaniel Wiltshire

He is an industry veteran and leader of one of the leading branches of Guardian Life of the Caribbean Limited, headquartered in Trinidad & Tobago.  W. Nathaniel Wiltshire was recently elected to the position of President of the Caribbean Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers (CARAIFA) formerly CALU.

Wiltshire, a past top producer, and a five-time top Branch Manager for his company, is well-known within the insurance industry locally and internationally and is in fact a Past President of the Life Underwriters' Association of Trinidad & Tobago (LUATT).

One of Wiltshire's major undertakings has been that of promoting a revival of interest in Caribbean countries where membership had lapsed.

Wiltshire has in addition, been personally welcomed by the President of the International WHO's WHO of Professionals, Mr. Terrence J. Leifheit, as the newest member to join this prestigious organisation.

 

Keith King

Keith King is the General Manager/CEO of British American Insurance Co.  (B’dos) Ltd. since 1995. He was recently appointed to the position of Assistant Vice-President, Marketing British American Insurance Company Limited with special responsibilities for the Netherland Antilles and Aruba.


Prior to these positions, Mr. King was Marketing Manager, Agency Manager and Salesman with British American insurance Co. (B'dos) Ltd. over a period of 20 years. He has also worked with CLICO Life Insurance Company and American Life Insurance Company as Agency Manager and Data Craft as Senior Production Supervisor prior to his joining the Insurance Industry.


Mr. King has, over the many years in management gained several awards and academic qualifications. He holds a Diploma in Management from Henley Management College. U. K, the Executive Diploma in Management from the UWI, Graduate in Agency Management from the Life Insurance Marketing & Research Association Inc. (LIMRA), and Management of Human Resources from the Barbados Institute of Management & Productivity (BIMAP) along with several other Insurance Industry qualifications.


He is the past president of still a member of the Life Underwriters Association of Barbados - now knows as the Barbados Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors (BARAIFA) and Past President of the Caribbean Association of Life Underwriters now CARAIFA.


He is the recipient of several industry awards like the Production, Star and Quality Awards as well as the prestigious Fulmerfelt Award in 1985.


He is a member of the Board of the Western Light Church of the Nazarene, the Rotary Club of Barbados South, Treasurer of the Board of Directors or the International Christain Chamber of Commerce-Barbados, Founding Board Member of the Family Heartbeat Ministries etc

He is married to Cecily for over 30 years and is the proud father of Kerry and Keisha.

 

D.A. “Tony” Williamson, CLU, ChFC, J.P.

Tony Williamson is an honours graduate of the University of the West Indies and entered the life insurance industry in September 1969.  He has qualified for all the industry’s local and international awards and is a chartered life underwriter and a chartered financial consultant.  A former president of the Life Underwriters Association of Jamaica (LUAJ, now JAIFA), Mr. Williamson enjoys a unique blend of industry experience having been a top-flight salesman and president and CEO of Crown Eagle Insurance Company, under whose leadership that company increased its sales by 350% between 1990 – 1992.

A two-time winner of the LUAJ Member of the Year award, Mr. Williamson was the first local insurance agent to be a speaker at the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT).  He has recently retired as vice president, distribution, NCB Insurance Company.  A thirty-eight (38) year life member of the MDRT, he is only one of a handful of Caribbean agents to make the MDRT Top of the Table, which he did in 2002 and again in 2007.

Mr. Williamson is well known internationally for his strong motivational talks around the world.  He has been a main platform speaker on two separate occasions in Singapore and has spoken extensively in the U.S.A., South America and the Caribbean.  He writes the popular “Dollar For Your Thoughts” weekly motivational column for the Daily Gleaner.

A Justice of the Peace, Tony is the Honorary Consul General for the Republic of Uruguay, and former Deputy Chairman of the Airports Authority of Jamaica.  He is an elder and Bible teacher in his church.  He has authored two books and is completing a third.

Tony and his wife Jean manage a health and wellness nutritional programme across the Caribbean, Africa, the U.K. and the USA.

Tony will retire from life insurance in September this year which will complete exactly forty years in the industry.

He is married with three adult children.

  • Consolidated localization of CLU and LUATC courses.
  • Established the Insurance Employees Co-Op Credit Union, Spearheaded by Gladstone Pottinger. IECCU offices were at the LUAJ Headquarters.
  • Donated a bus to the Jamaica Table Tennis Association which was experiencing transportation problems.
  • A successful Congress – “Achievement by objectives” was held at Mallards Beach-Hyatt Hotel Ocho Rios, April 24-29, 1977.
 

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