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Anand “Andy” Adapa is an entrepreneur. He served on the ICCI Presidential Committee and sits on the Board of Trustees’ Fundraising committee.  Anand holds a Master’s degree in Horticulture science from University of Western Sydney, Australia and Bachelor’s degree in Farm Science & Rural development from Loyola Academy, India. He has 20 years of professional horticulture, landscape project management experience in the Cayman Islands. He is active in community causes & managed several not-for-profit housing repair and construction projects.

April Cummings family were the cofounders of the International College of the Cayman Islands in 1970 and with it, a teaching radio station – ICCI-FM. It was in the booth at ICCI-FM that Ms. Cummings got her first taste of broadcasting, hosting a children’s radio show at age 6. April earned an associate degree from ICCI and then a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Emerson College in 1988. She wrote and anchored the Islands’ first newscast in 1991 while working for CITV. In 1992, Ms. Cummings joined CITN as a reporter, producer and on-air host.  “She spent a number of years honing her craft in various US television markets before returning home.”  She currently serves as owner of Cayman Life TV and is the News Director of Radio Cayman.

Mike Mannisto is the assurance managing partner for the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands (BBC) region of Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Office. 

Mike holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in accounting from Lakehead University. He is also a Canadian CA/CPA and a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mike is a past president and secretary of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) and is currently a council member. 

Wayne McManus is the chair of the board of trustees. He previously served as the faculty representative on ICCI’s board and has more than 30 years of academic experience teaching a broad variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in accounting, taxation, and business law, including 18 years at ICCI as an adjunct professor. He is a CPA, CFA, CMA, and CIA, and has work experience in the private banking sector, providing wealth management services for high-net-worth clients. Wayne has an LLM in taxation, a JD, and an MBA as well as an MS and BS in accounting. He served from 2002-2020 as a director and audit committee chair of Endeavour Mining plc, a large publicly traded gold producer with four operating mines in West Africa.

Colleen Williams earned her Master of Science degree in Management with a concentration in HRM from ICCI in 1996 and then followed with an MBA in 1999. She has served in the Cayman Islands government as a Human Resource Manager for many years and has taught master’s level HR courses at ICCI, but in 2019 she spearheaded a new initiative. Ms. Williams recruited like-minded HR professionals who had all earned the prestigious SHRM certification and began offering certification prep courses at ICCI. Classes have been offered for the past four years and we are at an 87.5% pass rate.

(SHRM) Colleen Williams is an experienced Human Resources Professional with more than 20 years of practice in the Cayman Islands, 12 years in the private sector and 8 years in the public service.  Colleen also has earned her MBA and master’s degree in Management with a Human Resources Concentration from the International College of the Cayman Islands, where she is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor.  She wishes to share her experiences and empower other Human Resources Management practitioners with the knowledge and skills that are confirmed through the earning of professional certification in the changing and challenging filed of HR Management in the Cayman Islands and welcomes anyone interested or curious about this journey to achieve professional certification to reach out and contact her through ICCI.  Colleen has earned the Global Remuneration Professional (GRP) and Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) qualifications from World at Work (formerly The American Compensation Association), as well as earning the Senior Human Resources Professional (SHRP) designation from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) (the first Caymanian to earn this qualification) and the Senior Certified Professional (SCP) designation from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Ormond A. Williams is a banker by profession with extensive retail and commercial banking experience. His 37 years multi-jurisdictional banking experience covered St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Belize and the United Kingdom with Barclays Bank Plc and the Cayman Islands with Cayman National Bank. In both organizations, he has served at senior/executive management levels, including President/CEO and Executive Director. He holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool, UK. His banking, management and business qualifications are from the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK (now London Institute of Banking and Finance where he is a Fellow), the University of Manchester, UK and the University of the West Indies, Barbados respectively. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management, UK and holds the Accredited Director designation from the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada.  He sits on various local boards and commissions.    

Mr. Williams is the Founder, Managing Director and Principal Consultant of OAWilliams Consulting, a boutique management consulting company focused on leadership and people development consulting (including corporate governance), training, assessment and coaching.  OAWilliams Consulting is the exclusive International Partner in the Cayman Islands for FranklinCovey and the Authorized Partner in the Cayman Islands for Everything DiSC™, PXT Select™ and The Five Behaviors™, Wiley brands. 

Mr. Williams is an Accredited Lay Preacher in the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas (MCCA) and Lay Pastor in the United Church in the Cayman Islands.