Board of Directors
James M Gannon is a Deloitte Tax LLP partner based in the Washington National Tax Office, and is part of the international tax team. His areas of concentration are crossborder mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing, and tax-efficient structuring of intellectual property. Jim serves Deloitte Tax's multinational clients, and acts as the lead international tax person on selected client engagements. Jim has more than 20 years of experience in the international tax field. He has worked with clients in many industries including... Read More »
Dr. Aaron Lobel, a media entrepreneur and international affairs scholar, is the founder and president of America Abroad Media (AAM), a global media organization. AAM's mission is to empower and support local voices that convey universal values through creative content and media programming.
Dr. Lobel has built AAM into an international media network, headquartered in Washington D.C., that reaches large scale audiences through innovative partnerships with leading media outlets in the United States and around the world. AAM’s partners... Read More »
Dennis Mulhaupt is Managing Director of Commonwealth Partners, Inc., a firm he founded which provides a wide range of advisory services relating to philanthropy and non-profit management to clients throughout North America. He has had extensive experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds including as an investment banker in London, and as a consultant and adviser to international businesses, governments and international organizations in the area of international trade and investment planning, as well as political and economic... Read More »
James V. Wertsch is David R. Francis Distinguished Professor, Vice Chancellor for International Affairs, and Professor of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also the founding director of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, which is Washington University’s lead international initiative. Wertsch’s research is concerned with language, thought, and culture, with a special focus on national narratives and memory. He is the author of over 200 publications appearing in over a dozen languages. These include the... Read More »
Mr. Wimbush is the Principal, StrateVarious LLC. He served as a member of the United States Broadcasting Board of Governors from 2009-2012, and from 1987-1993 as Director of Radio Liberty in Munich, Germany during the period featuring the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the USSR. Mr. Wimbush joined the National Bureau of Asian Research as Executive Director for Strategic Development in 2013, following a long career in private, public and NGO sectors as a national security consultant, global manager and communications executive.... Read More »