Small Business Network

In today’s economy small businesses need every possible tool to help them succeed, bring new customers, develop new products, build partnership and successfully compete. PACCPNW Small Business Network provides such tools and helps small businesses with Polish roots. It offers the advantage of our network, our collective experience and heritage. It also offers access to[…]

Young Professionals Network

Seattle and the Pacific Northwest are home to many young professionals of Polish origin who have high aspirations and a desire to succeed in the business world. The Young Professionals Network’s (YPN) objectives aim to assist young professionals of Polish decent, and those with cultural interests or ties, network with like-minded people and help them[…]

Women’s Network

This special focus initiative aims to create a forum for women entrepreneurs and business professionals, both of Polish origin and interested in Polish-American business relations, to exchange ideas, share experiences and identify new business opportunities. Our goal is to create a vibrant, women driven community, facilitate business collaboration, and foster professional and personal development opportunities[…]

John Radzilowski, Ph.D.

University of Alaska Southeast, Assistant Professor of History, past Member of the Center for Nations in Transition, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Fellow at the Piast Institute, a National Center for Polish and Polish-American Affairs, and author/co-author of 13 books on Polish immigration and other historical topics. Currently, he is writing a book about communist[…]

Ted Winnowski

Strategic Partner, Veber Partners with 30 years of financial and banking experience, former President and CEO of Centennial Bank and Centennial Bancorp, Portland, Oregon, Director of Key Corp Bank in Long Island, New York, Chairman, CEO and President of Key Bank of Oregon and Executive Vice President of Northwest Region of Key Bank Corp, overseeing[…]

Glen M. Lee

Seattle City Finance Director and Chief Economist responsible for the City’s financial functions. Prior to this appointment by Seattle Mayor McGinn, Mr. Lee led the Fiscal and Economic Managment Team in forecasting City’s revenue, fiscal planning and assessing Washington state fiscal policies. Mr. Lee served on numerous City’s and State’s advisory boards, including the Economics[…]

Kazimierz Z. Poznanski, Ph.D.

University of Washington, Jackson School of International Studies, Professor of Economics. Former consultant to the World Bank, U.S. Congress, United Nations and Polish Government, he published extensively about the post-communist transition to capitalism with leading publishers, Berkeley and Cambridge, among others and contributed regularly to Nowy Kurier, a Polish newspaper in Toronto. He writes poetry,[…]

Bogdan Pukszta

Polish American Chamber of Commerce, Illinois, Executive Director, Managing Partner of ProMega Group, Inc., an international business consulting company, and past President of the Polish American Economic Forum. He is a recipient of the Golden Cross Merit from President of Poland and the Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Republic of Poland for his[…]

Joanna Poznanska, Ph.D.

Professor of International Business at Seattle Pacific University School of Business and Economics. Her research is focused on international business environment in emerging economies, including Eastern Europe, Russia and China. Prof. Poznanska was born and raised in Poland, where she obtained her Ph.D in Economics. After moving to the U.S., she continued her graduate work[…]