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S O C I A L S E E N Luncheon Explores Global Trade Photos by Daniel Coston The Ballantyne Chapter of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance held a luncheon in December at the Hilton Garden Inn in Waverly. The topic was "The Climate of Trade and International Business Affairs." Guest speakers included: Greg Sizemore, director of the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration; Hans Hilgenstock, director of route development for Kuehne + Nagel; and Stan Vick, regional vice president, customs compliance for Kuehne + Nagel. Claudio Carpano, honorary consul of Italy and president of Management inSites, served as moderator. The discussion explored top sectors for Charlotte-area exports and the economic impact of tariffs in the private sector. For upcoming Alliance events, see: ballantyne-chapter. 1. Keith Kelly, Oscar Saavedra 2. Brad Konawalik, Tashia Coe 3. Blair Stanford speaks on behalf of the Alliance. 4. Jim Crowley, Michael Deal 5. Alicia Campbell, Neil Stover, Angela Samuels, Pam Sowards 6. Crystal McLaughlin, Victoria Nwasike, Levar Greer 7. Adam Lustgarten, Angela Best, Tim McWhirter 8. Greg Duckworth welcomes everyone to the luncheon. 9. Stan Vick, Claudio Carpano, Greg Sizemore, Hans Hilgenstock 10. Cynthia Wiley, Giovanna Pinckney, Elizabeth Hall 11. Jenn Coate, David McClure BALLANTYNE SPRING 2019 93 Social Seen 8 9 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 10

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