It is my great pleasure and honor to serve as your host and welcome you to the Ambassadorial Roundtable and World Diplomatic Forum.

Prior to my appointment, I served as President of two World Affairs Councils (NGOs), CEO of Club Le Monde (Global Manufacturing Company), President of the La Jolla Institute (Healthcare Organization) Senior Assessor for Hewlett Packard and journalist for USPA. During my career, I have advised and spearheaded many large-scale global investment operations, international educational and diplomacy programs.

A passionate educator at heart, I  internationally recognized public speaker on topics such as international business, entrepreneurship, foreign relations, and cultural diplomacy and have authored several books and serves as faculty at UCSD, SDSU, USD and doctoral faculty at Pepperdine University.