Global Chamber® and our community of tens of millions of connections are supporting exporting, importing and cross-border investment in 525 metros around the world... everywhere!
Every day we provide warm connections to members, along with providing business information, cross-metro mentoring, peer-to-peer advisory and consultation services to help executives stay ahead of changes happening in their markets and around the world.
As a member, reach out to get connected to growth services. Learn about Global Chamber Export Circles℠ and services in your metro to help you connect and grow. E-mail us.
We also thank our GLOBAL ADVISORY BOARD for their support of Global Chamber®.
Doug Bruhnke. Founder/CEO at Global Chamber®. We are the first and only chamber of commerce located in hundreds of metro areas that is focused on helping companies grow across metros and borders by providing warm connections, business information, regional and global events and other services. Doug was born in Mt. Kisco, New York and is a two-time expat with Dupont (Tokyo & Singapore). He has worked in nearly every global market segment with travel to over 60 countries. Doug is a member of the Arizona District Export Council, regional advisor for U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and past president of Global Ties Arizona. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Utah and an EMBA from Michigan State. Read more.
Melissa Sanderson. Vice President of International Affairs at Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold. Melissa was previously a political counselor at the United States’ Department of State, where she was a Political Officer and Charge d'Affairs at the US Embassy in the Congo. She also worked as a corporate investment advisor at Fifth Third Bank. Melissa has a B.A. in Economics, a B.A. in English Literature and an MBA degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Susan Shultz. Founder SSA Executive Search International, Ltd. Susan has conducted senior level searches nationally and internationally since 1981, specializing in building and structuring corporate boards. She is recognized as a leading expert in corporate governance. She authored the highly acclaimed The Board Book, Making Your Corporate Board a Strategic Force in your Company’s Success (AMACOM) and has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, USA Today, Strategic Finance, the Economist, CFO Magazine and numerous other media. She also leads the Global Board Practice for INAC Executive Search Worldwide (43countries), helping public and private companies build better boards of directors.
Cesar Trabanco. Vice President at Global Chamber®. With over a decade of administrative, operational and leadership experience in different types of environments that range from international non-profit organizations to private corporations, Cesar has focused on international business and trade with significant input to the service sector. Specifically, he has worked on market development and service management for Latin America and Europe. Cesar's work with Global Chamber® has allowed him to interact a lot more with markets like Asia, Africa and North America as collectively the team is in process to build the first truly global business community. Back in Puerto Rico, his main goal is to put the island on the map of global business and to open more opportunities for the improvement of the economy there during the years to come.
Eric Dahl. Business Consultant. Eric is an expert in financial services, exporting, governance, government, theme park development, business management and international business. He was Chief Executive Officer of World Trade Centers Association and has more than 30 years experience in developing, advising, and operating international companies. He has served as Senior Executive Advisor with Booz & Company Middle East, and was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Limpopo, a Swedish consulting company, and was co-founder and Managing Director of Bain & Co. Nordic, based
Charles Bruce. Business Consultant. Charles has been most recently CEO of Johnny Rockets Restaurant Group of Irvine, California. Previously he was CEO of Peter Piper Pizza. Charles has worked at top food service companies including Pizza Hut, Wendy's and Captain D's Seafood Restaurants. His experience includes executive-level international marketing, branding and operations management. Charles attended Kansas State University and holds a BA in Business & Spanish.
Kiyoko Toyama. Speaker and Community Leader. Kiyoko became the first female CEO within NKK Switches (Kawasaki, Japan). She became President of NKK Switches of America in 1999 and ran the company for 13 years, transforming it into a market leader. Today Kiyoko is a sought after speaker on cultural diversity, international business and Japan-US relations. She speaks frequently at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, educational institutions and business organizations. Kiyoko holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Alverno College.
Jimmy Douglas. General Manager at Tesla
Dr. Toby Malichi. Founder and Global Chief Executive of Malichi Group Worldwide
Donaji Montes Estrada. Operations Coordinator at TechBA
Arielle McKenzie. Head of Digital at CIT Australasia and WEF Global Shaper
David Farca. President at International Development Group
Nazri Muhd. CEO of MyFinTech & Executive Director at Global Chamber Singapore
Jeffrey Campos. Executive Director at Global Chamber Denver
Tina Sweis. Founder at Overachieving Women Association
Vinod Bhimrajka. Executive Director at Global Chamber Mumbai
Colin Christie. Executive Director at Global Chamber Manila
Alex Devereux. Founder of Devereux Group
Mohammed Sh. Al-Rashidi. Founder of Multiple Ventures in Telcom, mContent, mHealth, mTourism, mEducation, mGovernment and Fintech
Ricardo Vanella. Executive Director at Global Chamber Buenos Aires
Mike Patterson. Spencer Fane
Elshan Baloghlanov. Managing Director at WCC International
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