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[…]

Maciej Chorowski, Ph.D.

President of Wroclaw Technology Park, Professor of Wroclaw University of Technology, Dean of Faculty of Mechanical and Power Engineering, author and co-author of over 100 papers on cryogenics, applied superconductivity and new technologies in power engineering. Dr. Chorowski is responsible for the strategy of Wroclaw Technology Park development, a place now gathering over 120 innovative and[…]

Piotr D. Moncarz, Ph.D., P.E., S.C.P.M.

Consulting Professor, Civil Engineering, Stanford University, Corporate VP at Exponent, Silicon Valley science and technology public corporation, Board member of Polish National Center for Research and Development and San Francisco Global Trade Council, Chairman of US-Polish Trade Council. Active in international business from power plant development projects, energy technologies and economics to high-tech ventures, he[…]