A big thank you to the Golden Twelve for supporting this initiative:
Leah Goold- Haws is the Director of the Center of International Trade Development at Long Beach City College, and the creator of the Girls Gone Global program to assist women entrepreneurs in taking their small businesses global.
Darnley Howard is the President and Principal Consultant of Advansa International, an experienced consultancy that is a trusted advisor to early stage businesses, governments and investors in North America, and in emerging economies worldwide.
Kathrin Bussman is the Founder of Verbaccino, an international marketing consultancy that specializes in culturally-savvy content and multi-regional social media strategies. She has made it her mission to help North American SMEs take a more global perspective and grow beyond their current borders.
Linda Ann Walters is a versatile writer and integrated marketing technology professional with a dynamic background in strategic business development, campaign strategy and management, content strategy and creation, as well as product management and audience engagement.
Daniela Barajas was the co-founder of the Sote Tunaweza Initiative, empowering women in emerging markets through leadership and entrepreneurship institutes in Sub Saharan Africa. She is also one of the earlier clients of SH International!
Rafael Pinto is the Founder and Director of Occasio International Advisory Services, which brings together professionals with experiences working in Brazil and internationally. Working closely with partners in its extensive network, Occasio offers business opportunities and support of new and ongoing innovative projects.
Audrey Ross is a logistics and customs specialist focused on global shipping, supply chain operations, customs and VAT.
Herman Nyamunga is the Director of the Global Enterprise Hub, which provides technical assistance, capacity building and mentoring to businesses, nonprofits and governments. Previously he was the Founder and CEO of Baron International Inc., which specialized in security and medical equipment import and exports, and operating in Africa, Australia, Europe, and China.
Toni Maloney is co-founder of the Business Council for Peace, the award winning non-profit that provides pro-bono skills development and consulting to small and medium-size business owners in Afghanistan, El Salvador and Guatemala.
Joao Rios is an action-oriented business executive with eight plus years of experience in sales, management, international logistics, international trade, import and export and strategic planning, in private company environments in Brazil and abroad.
Lisa Young is a multicultural and cross-cultural strategist who coaches individuals and organizations to understand culture and effective cross cultural communication for better leadership relationships, employee engagement, retention, and higher performance. She speaks ten languages!
Tom Thomson is founder of T. Thomson & Associates, LLC. Tom is passionate about helping small and medium sized enterprises and startups build sustainable companies, become effective communicators and grow revenues in the domestic and global marketplace. He has particularly impressive and extensive experience in the Eurasia region.
Thank you to all. I am greatly looking forward to seeing us grow in partnership and collaboration, and in the magnitude of our impact helping entrepreneurs build profitable multinational businesses.