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WTC International Business Committee

The International Business Committee is formed to conduct programs of value for WTC New Orleans members on a quarterly basis important to international trade. Focus includes international, national and state government public policy that impacts international trade, international business best practices, trends in international business, and technology that enhances international trade practices. Co-Chair: Larry Collins, Executive Director, Office of International Commerce, Louisiana Economic Development Co-Chair: Michael Olivier, CEO, Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc. This Committee meets on a quarterly basis.
Mildred Congemi
1st Lake Properties, Public Relations Director
Cyrena Kurr
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel, Sales Manager
Zeljko Franks
Associated Terminals LLC, Senior Vice President
Jessica Steverson
Louisiana Economic Development, International Project Manager
Aaron Bennett
Bennett Business Consulting , President & CEO
Paul Aucoin
Port of South Louisiana, Executive Director
Kevin Dolliole
New Orleans Aviation Board, Director of Aviation
Sean Duffy
Louisiana Maritime Association (LAMA), Executive Vice President
Roy Quezaire
Port of South Louisiana, Special Projects Officer
Harrison Frampton
iBERIABANK/ First Horizon, Commercial Relationship Manager
Michael Olivier
Chairman Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc., Chief Executive Officer
Michael Olivier is the CEO of the Louisiana Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc. since 2009 and a Certified Economic Development profess...
Patricia Krebs
Celtic Marine Corporation , General Counsel
Jonathan Lupo
Louisiana Economic Development
Patricia Denechaud
Crescent City Consultants, President
Mallory Robinson
Robinson Lumber Company , Marketing
Karen Peterson
Dentons US LLP , Counsel
William Robinson
Robinson Lumber Company , President
Jennifer Wallace
Wells Fargo, Relationship Manager
Corey Faucheux
St. Charles Parish Dept. of Economic Development & Tourism, Director
Denise Washington
GNO, Inc., Executive Assistant
John Fay
Fay Nelson & Fay LLC, Partner
Kelly Fuller
Stolthaven New Orleans, LLC
Christopher Kane
Adams and Reese LLP, Attorney at Law
Jason Waguespack
Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, Managing Director
John Hyatt
C H Powell Company, Vice President
Lee C. Reid
Adams and Reese LLP, Partner
Corrado Giacona
Giacona Container Company, Inc., President & CEO
David Kearney
The Kearney Companies, Inc., President
Nellie Smith
Hancock Whitney Bank, SVP, International Operations Manager
Charles Nelson
Waldemar S. Nelson and Company, President & Chairman
Tom Mabon
iBERIABANK/ First Horizon, Sr. Relationship Manager and Director of International Banking
Dorothy Duval Nelson
Waldemar S. Nelson and Company
Jeremy Mipro
Wells Fargo, Vice President
Ben Elder
West Industries, President
Kristina Bennett-Holmes
New Orleans Aviation Board, Deputy Director of Aviation-Commercial Development
Philip Gordillio
Hancock Whitney Bank, SVP, Senior Group Manager Corporate Banking
Scott Goldin
Goldin Metals, Inc, Chief Financial Officer
Jesse Weisman
JW Transport
Jack Koban
Fugro USA Land, Inc., Project Manager/Business Development Manager
I am a licensed Engineer and Geologist in Louisiana serving as Project Manager and Business Development Manager for Fugro in Louisiana.  I serve o...
Stephen Hanemann
Kean Miller LLP, Partner
Stephen Hanemann is a partner in Kean Miller’s New Orleans office. His practice focuses on a wide array of transportation-related subject matters...
Cole Callihan
Adams and Reese LLP, Partner
Edward Warner
Kean Miller LLP
Armelle Honkou
PGS USA, LLC, Operations/Contract Manager
Edward Hayes
Leake & Andersson, Partner
Liza Looser
The Cirlot Agency, CEO
David Dodd
International Sustainable Resilience Center, Inc., President
Seasoned Economic Disaster Resilience/Recovery Professional.  Founded and manage a UN-affiliated non-profit, International Sustainable Resilience C...
Louis Giacona
Giacona Container Company, Inc.
Sean Delaune
Tommy's Seafood Inc., Owner
Thomas Spiers
Gulf South Eye Associates, CFO COO
Larry Collins
Louisiana Economic Development, Executive Director - International Commerce
Wendi Couvillion French
Wyndston Services, GIS & Business Consulting Services
Wendi Couvillion French has a  rich toolbox of analytical skills to develop operational dashboards tied to spatial logistics for strategic growth...
Mag Bickford
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
George Mahl
Mahl and Associates, Inc., President
Bianca Cruz-Bonilla
InterContinental Hotel , Director of Tourism & International Sales
Deidre McGlinchey
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Allison Falgout
M.I.R. International LLC
Bobby Brannon
Ochsner Health System, Executive Advisor
Sharon Perlis
Perlis & Associates, Partner
John A. Kazour
Petrotech, Inc., President
Nestor Navarro
Navarro International Group, LLC., Managing Director
BIOGRAPHY: Born in Cuba, raised in Port Allen, Louisiana.                                  Graduated from Louisiana State University (LSU) with a ...
Ed Webb
World Trade Center New Orleans, Chief Executive Officer
Gabriel Silva
Kean Miller LLP, Associate
Georgia Ainsworth
Kean Miller LLP, Associate
Devin Ricci
Kean Miller LLP, Partner / Registered Patent Attorney
Jason French
French Strategic Partners LLC
Roy Holleman
Tunica-Biloxi Economic Development Authority
Jason Smith
Daybrook Fisheries, Sales Manager
Lacey Bordelon
JEDCO, Vice President & COO
Christophe Pilut
Lafayette International Center, Trade Development Specialist
Nyka Scott
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, Counsel/Client Development Liaison
I am an attorney with Baker Donelson providing Disaster Recovery and Public Policy advise to clients.
Vinay Patel
Tulane University
Gabe Raggio
GlobeNet, Relationship Liaison
Currently, a Relationship Liaison with GlobeNet a successful Cyber Security and Technology Managed Service Provider based in New Orleans, servicing...