DEC Members

California Inland Empire DEC Members
each have special expertise in international trade, and are dedicated to helping businesses in our state develop global sales.

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Each name below connects to a Linked-In biography, if available.

Elizabeth (Lisa) Anderson
President
LMA Consulting Group Inc.
Website: https://www.lma-consultinggroup.com/
Global Expertise: Supply chain strategies

Michael P. Burrows
Executive Director
SBD International Airport. Inland Valley Development Agency, SBIAA, Inc.
Websites: www.sbdairport.com,  www.ivdajpa.org,  www.sbiaa.org
Global Expertise: Airport management

Harry Chou
CEO/ President
American Furniture Manufacture, Inc.
Website: www.afmcontract.com
Global Expertise: Indonesia

Jales A. De Mello
President
Aleph Group Inc.
Website: www.alephgroupinc.com
Global Expertise: Export sales negotiations

Shirley P. Dewi
Senior Vice President, QA and Client Services
IAPMO R&T
Website: www.iapmo.org
Global Expertise: Global regulatory compliance

Mirna Elnar
Chief Executive Officer
Acura Spa Systems Inc. & Regal Spas Inc.
Websites: www.regalspas.com & www.acuraspa.com
Global Expertise: Middle East

Elizabeth M. Glynn
Advisor, Export Strategy & Operations
EMG Global Business Solutions
Website: https://www.exportingstrategies.com
Global Expertise: Maquiladoras; export strategy & operations

Timothy P. Goulet
General Manager
Ross Aviation
Website: www.rossaviation.com
Global Expertise: Aerospace

Herb Grabell
Senior Vice President
Kidder Mathews
Website: www.kiddermathews.com
Global Expertise: Logistics

Nick Grooters
Director of International Sales
Pacer Technology – Super Glue Corporation
Website: www.supergluecorp.com
Global Expertise: Europe

Uwe Janssen
Chairman
Rauch International Group
Website: www.rauchinternational.com
Global Expertise: Construction security and safety

Kusum Kavia
President
Combustion Associates, Inc. (CAI)
Website: www.cai3.com
Global Expertise: Africa

Fred Latuperissa
President and CEO
ExIm 20/20 Group, LLC
Website: www.exim2020.com
Global Expertise: Europe and Asia

John D. Mannerino, J. D.
Attorney
The Law Office of John D. Mannerino
Website: n.a.
Global Expertise: Wine exports

Edward Ornelas Jr.
President & CEO
Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce
Website: www.iechamber.org
Global Expertise: PR & marketing

Lawrence C. Rose, Ph. D
Dean
California State University San Bernardino
Website: http://JHBC.csusb.edu
Global Expertise: Global student exchange

Eduard Roytberg
Director
Inland Empire Export Assistance Center
Website: www.trade.gov/california-ontario
Global Expertise: Export promotion

Melisa N. Sanchez
Chief Compliance Officer
Phenix Technology, Inc.
Website: www.phenixfirehelmets.com
Global Expertise: Latin America

Roger W. Schultz, Ph. D
Superintendent/ President
Mt. San Jacinto College
Website: www.msjc.edu
Global Expertise: Education

Daniel Ken Sieu
President, Exec. Director, Project Director
So Cal Corporate Growth Ptnrs/MBDA Bus. Center Pasadena
Website: www.sccgp.org
Global Expertise: Export advice for small business

Paul T. Slama
Director of Tribal Affairs
Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
Website: www.Fantasyspringsresort.com
Global Expertise: Travel and tourism

Bob Spence
President
Inter Asia Pacific
Website: www.iap-us.com

Global Expertise: SE Asia and China



Eddy A. Sumar, MBA, CCE, CICE
President

ERS Consulting Services
Website: www.eddysumar.com
Global Expertise: Global education initiatives

Lori VanArsdale
Vice-President
Peace World International
Website: n.a.
Global Expertise: Middle East

Cary A. Wanner
SVP / Market Manager – Commercial Banking
City National Bank an RBC Company
Website: www.cnb.com
Global Expertise: International finance

Jonathan David Watson
Director of International Sales
Alvarado Mfg. Co., Inc.
Website: www.alvaradomfg.com
Global Expertise: Export expansion best practices

Jeffrey A. Williamson
Director
California State Trade Expansion
Website: www.californiaexport.org
Global Expertise: eCommerce/international market development