The collection of profiles on this page were written in an effort to help preserve the memory of individuals who have made island living so enjoyable. A special thanks to our writers for the time they've taken to research and document each profile. Profiles donated by writers must be submitted with the written consent of the subject or by family members.


Austin Petersen

It all started with a blank wall. Cracked and scribbled with graffiti, the long wall along the side of the road leading to Tutu Park Mall was a bit of an eyesore. “Passing this wall every day with nothing but graffiti, I thought I should do something about this,” said artist Austin Petersen. See Profile


Foxy Callwood

No visit to the Virgin Islands is complete without a visit to Jost Van Dyke, the smallest of the inhabited British Virgin Islands, where Foxy is waiting to welcome you with a cocktail and companionship. See Profile



Attorney Leigh Goldman

Leigh Goldman, an 18 year Virgin Islands resident, runs a tranactional practice that spans real estate, estate finance and business planning, or what he calls, "The happier side of law." See Profile



Capt. Don Mertens

Mertens admits he doesn't like taking orders from someone else. However, he does appreciate spending time fishing with his charter guests. He is enthusiastic as he declares, "There's an excitement in watching someone else's enjoyment!"
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Lucia Henley

"I can remember as a child I would dance when I tasted seasoning," says Henley, of the lip-smacking mix of vegetables, herbs and spices that she pounds down to a fine powder with a mortar and pestle. See Profile



Gary Hodge

"Making people happy", he says. "A lot of guys pass through this marina. My co-workers and I like to make sure they are as comfortable as possible and enjoy themselves. If someone asks a question that I don't know, I'll make it a point to find out and let them know." See Profile


Jeffery Hart

After retirement and relocation, Hart say's his plans call for "as much golf as possible" and to "finally have time for travel." See Profile




Andrea Courteau

Tribute to Andy - Friend, Accomplished Angler, Animal Lover and Chocolate Provider.
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