Experienced Professional Consultants
Smart Business Choices was founded in May 1998 to provide writing and editing services in Toronto and worldwide over the internet to businesses.
Our initial team consisted of Milton and Monique Drepaul. Milton brought over 30 years of experience as an educator, writer and administrator to the business. Milton has degrees in English and education. He is co-author of two English text books widely used in the Caribbean since the early eighties. He has been a teacher and educational administrator in five countries.
Some of his more important posts have been:
Media Advisor to the former President of Guyana, Dr. Cheddi Jagan
Director of Information, Office of the President, Guyana
Deputy Registrar for Syllabuses for Caribbean Examinations Council
Senior Lecturer in English for Teacher Colleges in Two Caribbean countries
Senior Lecturer in Communication and Public Relations Adviser for the College of Agriculture in Jamaica
Milton has ghost written speeches for major Caribbean personalities including three Presidents. Milton enjoys writing and editing and has promoted the careers of several of his friends and formers students who are now creative writers.
Monique Drepaul has over 15 years experience in Business in Canada. She has a degree in Commerce and Marketing from Ryerson University in Toronto. She has worked for several major financial institutions in Toronto including four of the leading banks and one mutual funds company. Monique is a detail oriented, efficient and effective personal administrative assistant. She also has over five years experience in the event industry. She is a skillful and effective proof reader. Monique enjoys writing and produces copy in a very short space of time. Trained in desk top presentation item. Monique has experience in presentation and is expert in this area.
Haimdat Sawh is an accomplished, experienced business consultant working in Tallahassee, Florida. He specializes in Business Process Analysis, Negotiation and IT Technical Support. He is, however, also experienced in Document Management, Financial Analysis and Software Quality Assurance Testing. A self-starting, goal-oriented strategist, Haimdat is a confident, assured professional whose strengths are his reliability, perseverance and vision. With over two decades of experience both in the US and internationally he has consistently demonstrated his skill in organizing complex projects.
Minache Sawh has over nine years work experience including six years experience working with various companies dealing in loan acquisitions, payroll, and expense, purchasing and insurance. She has years work experience dealing with customers and clients handling customer queries, solving client related problems and assessing customer request. Two years experience as Center Manager of an expanding financial institution. Minache is detailed oriented, thorough and accurate in taking and disseminating information and she is fluent in Dutch and English.
In the Caribbean, Smart Business Choices maintains a close business relationship with AlphaMax Academy whose mission is to guide successfully and effectively the educational and scholastic development of students through kindergarten, primary and secondary levels of learning (K-13) in pursuit of excellence and in preparation for education at tertiary institutions of education.
Smart Business Choices works in close association with authors Radha Singh who wrote Xandria and Wisdom From The Heart and Shivani Singh who wrote Dharma Express. Radha is a mother, teacher, and Certified Life Coach. Her life’s passion is coaching others on how to recognize and discover their answers within. She has developed and used these strategies with her own children, students, and clients. As founders of Live From The Heart ®, Radha and her daughter Shivani provide exciting and effective ways of optimum living through coaching, Creative Funshops™, music, and books! Through their scripted processes, they show us how to uncover our heart’s wisdom and live in congruence with our values. Based in Southern California, they lecture both locally and internationally, enrolling others to live from the heart. www.livefromtheheart.com.