International Business Council

Mission Statement

The mission of the International Business Council (IBC) is to support development of international business in Greater Frisco and provide key resources to grow global interests of local businesses.

The Frisco International Business Council (IBC), a division of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, utilizes, navigates and leverages opportunities of the North Texas area, beyond what a single business can do alone.

The Frisco International Business Council provides:

  • Vast research and resources
  • Stakeholder connections and introductions
  • Promotes cross-cultural understanding

Energizes the community to help citizens understand the cost-benefits of international business in North Texas

Numerous tools, organizations and other resources exist to help businesses grow to serve markets outside the USA. The International Business Council, made up of a team of business leaders experienced in doing business in the international marketplace, has assembled a database of the best tools, organizations and other resources to assist you, the business person, navigate the complexities of International Business. To access these tools and other resources, visit our International Resource Center.

International Business Council Leadership

Megan Nguyen-Trinh is the international Business Council Chair for 2018.

Staff liaison for the IBC is MJ Pritchard, Vice President for the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.

Frisco International Business Council

2018 Chair                          Megan Nguyen-Trinh

Treasurer/Co Chair          Dan Bollner                         Hearthstone Financial

Past Chair                            Lawrence Howorth          Howorth International

Communications Chair   Bill Pasha                             MBMI Companies

Social Media Chair           Rodrigo Martineli             MobileUX

Website                               Joseph Boduch                  Texas Instruments


Sponsorships Chair          Irma Banda Moore           CareingtonLatino

Speakers                             Rodrigo Martineli             MobileUX

Outreach Co-Chair           Stewart Rabinowitz           Rabinowitz and Rabinowitz, PLLC

Outreach Co-Chair           Laxmi Tummala               Re/Max DFW Associates

Volunteer Co-Chair         Jared Rector                       Commercial Worldwide

Volunteer Co-Chair         Mark Gillett                         CASI – Cornerstone Automation Systems Inc.

At Large                               Ligi Thomas                       Inclusion Evangelist, LLC

Frank Conde                     The Conde Report

Thomasz Kwiatkowski    PlainsCapital Bank

Harry Whalen                    Frisco Economic Development Corporation


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