Elpidio Ramos Quitevis

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“Finance and administration manager, a mover, a molder”

 An outstanding professional in the field of accountancy, Mr. Quiteves hurdled and overcame great odds as young orphan of 11 and a houseboy student. He is now an Finance and Administration Manager of Agosabi Investment Holdings in Manama Bahrain.

Philippine Address : Sabuanan, Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur / Purok 4, Concepcion, Lubao, Pampanga
Foreign Address (Present) : P.O. Box 60555, Bahrain Financial Harbour, Manama, Bahrain

A genuine sense of civic consciousness led him to organize the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) in Bahrain. Through the PICPA, he initiated the conduct of various symposia on OFW re-integration, free training on entrepreneur skills and accounting for non-accounting for non-accountants. He also established a scholarship program with the Polytechnic University of the Philippines for PICPA-Bahrain scholars.

Hurdled and overcame great odds as young orphan at 11, a self-supporting student from high school till he realized his childhood dream of a college degree (graduating in BSC-Accounting in 1977) at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) and became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Appointed (in 1986) as the first Filipino Head of Finance & Administration of a worldwide courier TNT Express for Dubai & Northern Emirates (post previously given to UK Nationals).
In 1988 in Dubai, U.A.E., he and his wife saved a Filipina housemaid from a possible murder implication by her timely rush (at breath-taking speed) reaching the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, a distance of about 130kms, in just over an hour. Their house (at Naif Road, Deira, Dubai, U.A.E.) became an unofficial embassy extension helping distressed OFW’s.
During the 1991 Gulf War, he volunteered to Head the Logistics of the Philippine Embassy’s Contingency Group, formed to safeguard the welfare of OFW’s left in Bahrain after sending home his entire family. (They returned to Bahrain in October, 1989)

Sharing his God-given blessings, he initiated (as 1999 PICPA-Bahrain President) the conduct of various symposia on OFW re-integration, free training/seminars on entrepreneurship, accounting and financial literacy. He also established a scholarship program with the Polytechnic University of the Philippines which helped poor-deserving Accounting students became CPAs, some became placers.

In addition to the “Bagong Bayani” Award in recognition of his bravery and services to mankind and his professional organization, he received Special Citation from PICPA National (in 1999) and as Outstanding OFW (in 2000), by Philippine Embassy in Bahrain.