Vera is a retired banker, having spent 36 years in the field.
Her true love, though, is writing, particularly about Bahamian life in eras of the past. She is a published author, writer and researcher of early Bahamian history.
She is a member of The Bahamas Historical Society and President of The Commonwealth Writers of The Bahamas, through which, she is deeply involved with the mentoring of student writers.
Vera says she is in love with history. She is passionate about it and knows Bahamian history inside and out, as if it were happening today.