**Melanie A. Lightbourne
Vice President-Accounting
Dominion Management Services Ltd.**

Melanie Lightbourne has some 18 years experience in the financial services industry. A Director at Dominion Management, she also serves on the Board of many International Companies and Mutual Funds, and is said to consistently go beyond the call of duty in servicing clients.

Credited with always demonstrating commitment to a high level of service and proficiency in executing duties, Ms. Lightbourne is described as displaying integrity and candour in business practices. A visionary who sets specific goals and has a clear picture of the sector’s future, she has excellent knowledge of the local and international financial services industry.

BFSB will present this year’s Excellence Awards to individuals in three categories. **Achievers of the Year** (junior and support staff) are expected to demonstrate an outstanding work ethic, professionalism in executing duties, and to accomplish personal and corporate goals. Candidates for the **Professional Excellence Award** (any level of management or supervision) are required to display leadership qualities and consistently make contributions to their organisations. The **Executive of the Year** category requires nominees to exemplify outstanding leadership qualities and contribute overall to the growth and development of the industry.

Selection of the winner in each category will be made by a Blue Ribbon Panel, with the winners announced and recognised at the Annual Awards Banquet on October 4, at the Radisson Cable Beach Resort.