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Is the Founder of Savage Consulting. Trina is a marketing, communications and tourism specialist. Her role as Executive Director of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association contributed to her extensive experience and strong network within the Caribbean region. Originally from Canada, and based in the Cayman Islands since 1998, she created Savage Social in 2013, dedicated to assisting companies build compelling communication strategies. Thanks to her management experience in the tourism industry and strong communication skills, she has leveraged on this area of expertise and network. The scope evolved to encompass helping companies identify their targets – financial, cultural, experiential – and developing branding and marketing strategies to help them reach their targets. This expanded service offering lead to the evolution of the Savage Consulting team.

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Carlo Artana


Has a broad set of expertise thanks to his creative agency foundation followed by more than 15 years experience in airport and travel retail industries. Carlo is an analytical and decisive Senior Executive, an Italian native, based in the Cayman Islands since 2009. He has a broad knowledge of all aspects of retail operations, with a focus on the customer experience, sales and marketing. He possesses a deep knowledge of the US and Caribbean luxury retail duty-free and cruise market, as well as the European airport travel retail industry. He has worked for several major companies including Rome Airports, where he was leading the Marketing department of the Commercial Direction, and more recently served as Marketing Director for Island Companies Ltd in Grand Cayman. Strategic planning, customer relationship management, retail marketing strategy and execution are some of his specialties.


Eugene Nolan is an innovative thinker with broad-based expertise in operations, finance and business development with a proven ability to quickly analyze key business drivers and develop strategies to grow the bottom-line.  Eugene is a high-integrity energetic leader known for his ability to envision and create successful outcomes in complex situations, he has diverse industry and functional expertise with a tenacious commitment to driving service, colleague engagement, sales, profit and market-share growth. Eugene has held numerous senior roles at group and business unit level for a leading Caribbean communication company, Cable & Wireless including Director of PMO and Capital Investment, Chief Operating Officer Northern Caribbean, Director of Products and Marketing, Caribbean and Commercial Director Cayman

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Samantha Widmer is a well-rounded and dynamic business professional with 10 years work experience in the finance, asset management, marketing and consultancy world. Born and raised in Grand Cayman she holds a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation with the state of New Hampshire, USA and has also been an international ambassador for the islands in the sport of golf.

Samantha’s professional career started at Ernst & Young, a leading global accounting firm, providing a high paced, competitive environment to gain professional development training at the highest level. Her experience since E&Y Samantha diversified her career with roles in finance and asset management for a business conglomerate, sales & marketing and event management.


Shemila is a highly motivated and driven team-player in the marketing, communications and project management fields with over 8 years’ experience helping organizations develop and grow. She has a passion for and continually demonstrates her reliability in project coordination and execution.

Graduating in 2016 from the University of Tampa, she holds a Bachelor’s (Hons) degree in International Business + Business Management, with a minor in Marketing.

Shemila’s professional career began in 2009 at DMS Organization, an international group of companies maintaining offices in the world’s leading financial centres, and she currently supports our dynamic consultants by leading our business management support to external clients.

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