Leadership

2018 OFFICERS & DIRECTORS

Officers:

President: Dean Ennes, Ennes International, Westchester

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

Vice President: Larry Bajmakovich, BDG International, Elgin

Secretary: Ursula Wegrzynowicz, LR International, Franklin Park

Treasurer: Paul Warfield, MB Financial Bank, Rosemont

Directors:

Lisa Cherivtch, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines

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

Koh Fujimoto, CDH, LLP, Itasca

Henry Garcia, ECHO Incorporated, Lake Zurich

Fred Hilgart, UPS, Chicago

Scott Kotvis, Daubert Cromwell, LLC, Alsip

Zachary Person, SpiralTech Dental Implants, Chicago

Chris Sedgwick, Singer Safety Company, Chicago

John Stoesser, IDEAL Agriculture & Marine Insurance, Schaumburg

Jennet Qian Succari, Global Business Partners, LLC, Chicago

Immediate Past President:

Arthur C. O’Meara, O’Meara & Associates, Aurora

Liaison Directors:

Lisa V. Waller, Chicago Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association

Borys Mejia, Chicago International Trade Commissioners’ Association (CITCA)

Margo Markopoulos, Illinois Office of Trade & Investment

David B. Kouidri, Swiss-American Business Council

Richard Carpenter, U.S. Commercial Service-Chicago

Dennis Foldenauer, U.S. Small Business Administration

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

Liaison Director Plenipotentiary:

Bridget Lee, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Executive Director: Richard Paullin