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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.
Zeljko Franks
Associated Terminals LLC, Senior Vice President
Jessica Steverson
Louisiana Economic Development, International Project Manager
Aaron Bennett
Bennett Business Consulting , President & CEO
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
First Horizon, Commercial Relationship Manager
Patricia Krebs
Celtic Marine Corporation , General Counsel
Jonathan Lupo
Louisiana Economic Development
Patricia Denechaud
Crescent City Consultants, President
Karen Peterson
Dentons US LLP , Counsel
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
Jason Waguespack
Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, Managing Director
John Hyatt
C H Powell Company, Vice President
Corrado Giacona
Giacona Container Company, Inc., President & CEO
David Kearney
The Kearney Companies, Inc - a Precision Terminal Logistics Company, President
Nellie Smith
Hancock Whitney Bank, SVP, International Operations Manager
Charles Nelson
Waldemar S. Nelson and Company, Chairman
Tom Mabon
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
Worley, Project Manager/Business Development Manager
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Stephen Hanemann
Kean Miller LLP, Partner
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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
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Louis Giacona
Giacona Container Company, Inc.
Sean Delaune
Tommy's Seafood Inc., Owner
Larry Collins
Louisiana Economic Development, Executive Director - International Commerce
Wendi Couvillion French
Wyndston Services, GIS & Business Consulting Services
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George Mahl
Mahl and Associates, Inc., President
Mag Bickford
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Allison Falgout
M.I.R. International LLC
Bobby Brannon
Ochsner Health System, Executive Advisor
John Kazour
Petrotech, Inc., President & CEO
Nestor Navarro
Navarro International Group, LLC., Managing Director
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Louis Grossman
Kean Miller LLP
Georgia Ainsworth
Kean Miller LLP, Associate
Devin Ricci
Kean Miller LLP, Partner / Registered Patent Attorney
Roy Holleman
Tunica-Biloxi Economic Development Authority, CEO
Economic Development Division of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana.  We are a Federally Recognized Tribe that is both Native American 8a and Hub...
Jason French
French Strategic Partners
Jason Smith
Daybrook Fisheries, Sales Manager
Lacey Bordelon
JEDCO, Vice President & COO
Christophe Pilut
Lafayette International Center, Trade Development Specialist
Vinay Patel
Tulane University
Gabe Raggio
GlobeNet, Relationship Liaison
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Jason Wilbur
Stratigos Dynamics, Inc., CEO
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