About Me

 

Birthplace

Drexwell Seymour was born on the island of South Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands on January 24, 1970 to Jennie and Lionel Seymour.  Things were really rough growing up in the Turks and Caicos Islands but God made a way for Drexwell Seymour.

 

Primary and Secondary Education

Drexwell never attended kindergarten but he attended the Iris Stubbs Primary School from September 1975 to June 1980 and then attended Majorie Basden High School (Formerly Pierson High School) from September 1980 to July 1985. Due to the lack of opportunities and the fact that he graduated from high school at age 15, Drexwell remained at Majorie Basden High for another year to take up some additional external exams.

 

Tertiary Education

In 1986, God blessed Drexwell Seymour with a full scholarship from the late Peter Drake and Mrs. Connie Drake to attend Wilmington College. Drexwell graduated at age 19 in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Business Management.

In December 1990, Drexwell graduated from Miami University with a MBA in Finance.

 

Professional Qualifications

At age 22, Drexwell took all four parts of the CPA exam and successfully passed them at one sitting.

 

Employment

Drexwell’s first job was with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWater House Coopers) as a staff accountant from March 1991 to April 1993.

In April 1993, Drexwell joined KPMG,  and stayed there until 1999. During his employment, Drexwell was on secondment with KPMG Ottawa Canada, from October 1996 to April 1998.

Drexwell joined Cable & Wireless in 1999 and became the first local to become financial controller.  In 2006 Drexwell became the first local to become CEO of Cable & Wireless and remained there until July 2013

Drexwell formed his accounting firm HLB which is one of the fastest growing accounting firms in Turks and Caicos Islands

Drexwell also has a property management company called See More TCI Villas & Properties

Family

Drexwell met the love of his life Joanna Gardiner-Seymour while working at KPMG. They got married in December 1996. They have five children, one daughter Drexanna and four sons namely Jowell, Drexwell, Josiah and Jostin

Writing

Recently Drexwell discovered that he has strong writing abilities and has been writing weekly articles on facebook and the local newspapers. On Saturdays, he writes about community events and on Sundays, he writes spiritual items.

Drexwell is also a co-host of a weekly local show called Financially Speaking.

Christian Life

Drexwell dedicated his life to the Lord on April 14, 1996 at Community Fellowship Center Assembly of God. He remains a member of the Assembly to date.

Drexwell is currenly the Treasurer and an Elder at Community Fellowship Church.

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