Leadership

2019 OFFICERS & DIRECTORS

Officers:

President: Larry Bajmakovich, BDG International, Elgin

Senior Vice President: Paul S. Anderson, The Anderson Law Firm, LLC, Chicago

Vice President: Zachary Person, Newmedical Technology, Inc., Northbrook

Secretary: Brian Butler, IL SBDC International Trade Center, Joseph Business School, Forest Park

Treasurer: Paul Warfield, MB Financial Bank, Rosemont

Directors:

Lisa Cherivtch, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines

David G. Forgue, Barnes, Richardson & Colburn, Chicago

Fred Hilgart, UPS, Chicago

Scott Kotvis, Daubert Cromwell, LLC, Alsip

Bill McNamara, Dearborn International, Inc., Chicago

Kirk Samson, Samson Atlantic LLC, Chicago

Chris Sedgwick, Chicago

John Stoesser, IDEAL Agriculture & Marine Insurance, Elkhorn, WI

Jennet Qian Succari, Global Business Partners, LLC, Chicago

Ursula Wegrzynowicz, Emelev, LLC, Park Ridge

Immediate Past President:

Dean Ennes, Ennes International, Westchester

Liaison Directors:

Lisa Victoria Waller, Chicago Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association

Teodora Boteva, Chicago International Trade Commissioners’ Association (CITCA)

Margo Markopoulos, Illinois Office of Trade & Investment

David B. Kouidri, Swiss-American Business Council

Kurt A. Wagner, Law Offices of Kurt A. Wagner, Villach-Drobollach, Austria

Executive Director: Richard Paullin