A Look at a Successfull Businessman on the Island of St. Croix

Kirk Chewning is a successful businessman in the finance world. He is currently part owner of a large consulting company at Can Bay Partners located on the island of St. Croix on the U.S. Virgin Islands. Below is closer look at his education, past experience, current job description, and ways he gives back to his community.

Education and Past Job Descriptions

Mr. Chewning attended Michigan State University for his undergraduate years and graduated with a degree in finance from Eli Broad College of Business. His resume includes many prestigious titles, including Vice President for a global bank, a senior consultant for a technology, market, and research firm, and a founder of various start-up technology firms. His list of experiences include: regulatory compliance, commercial and consumer lending, metric development, business process control, software development, capital management, business development, and financial modeling.

Cane Bay Partners

Mr. Chewning founded Cane Bay Partners in June of 2009 with his business partner, David Johnson. The company has been very successful in the field of financial services by assisting clients (CEOs and owners of other companies and businesses) with risk management models, debt collection, liquidation models, consultation, and portfolio management. Aside from running a successful company, Mr. Chewning assists his employees in various cases to make sure they are learning and providing the best expertise to their clients.

Life on St. Croix

Mr. Chewning is very active on the island of St. Croix. Aside from his professional life, Mr. Chewning is very generous and volunteers his time teaching students (of various age groups) important skills for those interested in the corporate world. He runs and assists in relief efforts for those affected by hurricanes and donates thousands of dollars to provide assistance to those devastated by natural disasters. His company started a charity called Can Bay Cares that provides funds and volunteers to various efforts, as well as a new after school program for public middle school students on the island.

When not working, he enjoys his life on the island very well. One of his favorite activities is bowling in a league on a weekly basis.