This board consists of insightful business leaders advising Global Chamber® New York City in our efforts to support international trade and businesses in the region.
Senior Partner at Wendt Partners
Doug developed the Wendt Partners business growth consulting model through nearly 25 years of experience across the enterprise software, electronics, aerospace and quality systems fields including worldwide management of new product launches, channel sales and technology marketing. Doug studied professional writing at Baylor University, then received his B.A. in Philosophy from Franciscan University and Master of Arts in Public Communication, summa cum laude, from The American University (Recognized by PRWeek as one of the Top 5 in the U.S.).
Susan Gitenstein Assadi
Co-founder and Chief Media Strategist at GAPR
Susan co-founded GAPR in 1992, a PR firm with an emphasis on expert and thought leadership campaigns. She is a highly respected national media strategist who helps her clients to be promoted to the national media, weaving in compelling stories that resonate with top media outlets. Her campaigns catalyze her clients into leaders of their respective fields. Susan also has over four decades representing non-profits, leading public companies and subject matter experts. Her firm’s campaigns are fresh, creative, tech savvy, and innovative, a cocktail that engenders powerful results. She co-founded Safed House, a non-profit, that provides a welcoming place for refugees and recent immigrants to share their stories.
Prior to founding her own PR firm, Susan was the publicist for PBS MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, She received a Master's Degree in Fine Arts from New York University, and obtained a Bachelor's Degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.