Wyatt and Brison promote candidacy in Chamber electionsPOSTED: 11/29/11 7:39 AM
St. Maarten – Maria Mercedes “Elektra” Wyatt and Managing Director of R&B Island Mauby Rolando Brison issued a joint statement Monday promoting their candidacy for the two small business positions available on the board of the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The pair was nominated by 30 people and hopes to bring a sense of newness to the Chamber’s board. They will be providing more detailed information at a meet and greet cocktail information session that will be held ahead of Friday’s election.
“We are both honored to be nominated by the small business on St. Maarten. We are products of this island and community. We would like to continue to give back to the community by getting more deeply involved with the modern and future developments of the Chamber of Commerce as young and vibrant entrepreneurs,” the pair stated in a joint release.
Wyatt added, “We would like to help our people excel and raise them to higher heights as they have also paved the way for us to do the same. Allow us to be your representatives in the upcoming elections. Business people of St. Maarten if you want to stimulate change, if you want to stimulate new growth in your business, if you want to stimulate new hope for our business future, we are urging the business community small and large business to go and vote. If you have never voted before make it your business and vote for new members like Rolando Brison and myself.”
The duo pledge to strive for transparency, open communication, understanding for all supporters, keeping a journal of any and all concerns from the business community to share at board meetings and the Chamber’s director, parliament and ministries if they are elected.
“We too feel the hardships. We too have concerns for our business future. We believe that our businesses will do well, if our community does well and unites with each other to build, business brotherhood with constructive suggestions, creative innovative ideas and efficient marketing plans where everybody can have input. In these difficult economic times, it is essential that every business person can make use of all the resources possible. Most importantly, we want to be your personal business representatives. Together we can create a thriving economy as the private sector are the main engine and back bone of any country,” Wyatt stated.