Assistant Communication & Development Officer
Deshun Simmons is the assistant communication and development officer. As such he works under the direction of the Director of Communications and Development (DCD) of the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation. Using all communication channels, he assists in public relations, marketing, media relations, producing and disseminating collateral material, and assisting in the coordination of programs and events to increase awareness and utilization of BEDC services. In addition, Deshun is responsible for assisting in the promotion, and implementation of entrepreneurship and educational programs, events, and initiatives as requested by the DCD. Deshun attended Saint Mary’s University in 2011 where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He has a background in I.T, with a certification in CompTIA A+, and was co-owner of the gourmet popcorn store, Savory Kernels.