Laurence Fabre - Executive Director - Contact
Since her arrival in the Bay Area in 2014, Laurence has helped the development of several start up in the US and worked for the FACCSF. Before moving to California, she worked during 4 years as an Intellectual property lawyer for an international Law firm in Paris. She is passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed in the Bay Area.
Axelle Gouverneur - Program Manager - Contact
First arrived at the French American Chamber of Commerce as a Business Operations Coordinator, Axelle committed to support members as well as the FACCSF team on their day-to-day needs. As a Program Manager, she now engages further with the whole French-American business community to bring value to their projects in the Bay Area. Her background includes experiences in Communications and Copywriting, with missions executed for industries ranging from luxury to construction and transports.
Pauline Wienders – Event Manager- Contact
Pauline is the newest member of the FACCSF team and will be in charge of coordinating the 2 annual signature events of the chamber: La Soiree and the French American Business Gala Awards, as well as organizing with the team the + 100 events that are proposed to our members every year. Before moving to San Francisco, she worked in communications and marketing, mainly in the tourism sector. With experiences in non-profits, she is used to work in fast paced environments and thrive to gather people around meaningful projects.
Jules Caron - Communication Coordinator - Contact
Arrived from Paris, Jules joined the FACCSF as Communication Coordinator. He will oversee the visibility for the FACCSF members, manage all the communication platforms and PR calendars around our different events including the FABA and La Soiree.
Jules gained experience from his previous responsibilities in hospitality at AccorHotels where he managed communications for the luxuries French hotels of the group through media, non-media supports and consulting environment in Paris for various customers such as Jack Daniel’s or PUMA.
Kevin Douchez - Event & Operation Coordinator - Contact
Arrived in the US a year ago to finalize his master's degree in Business & Leadership, Kevin came in the Bay Area to improve his skills and open new opportunities. Previously, Kevin worked as a Sales Representative in France in three different kind of industries from the electronic industry to the food industry, Kevin's role was to advise and help his customers to find their needs. Building relationship is what he enjoys the most and for this reason he is glad to support the FACCSF members community in their development & business opportunities
A board of 22 members governs the French American Chamber of Commerce. Each member is elected for a three-year mandate and is responsible for the conduct of the organization in co-operation with the permanent staff.
President: Antoine Villata, Planisware
Vice President: Christine Hoefliger, Sheppard Mullin
Vice President: Francois Gros, H&A Financing & Services
Vice President: Ludovic Ulrich, Partner - Silicon Foundry
Treasurer: Richard Zolezzi, Polsinelli
Elie Asmar, Interpro
Nathalie Auber, Sofinnova
Johanna Assous, Capgemini
Brittany Bir, 42 Silicon Valley
Frederic Catteau, Amcor
Thomas Celerier, Slalom Consulting
Jean-Noel Fourmeaux, VGS Chateau Potelle
Raphaelle Guillaumet, Jade Associates
François Gros, H&A Financing & Services
Christine Hoeffliger, Sheppard Mullin
Greg Lartilleux, Avenir Mortgage Planners
Anita Melikian, BioXb
Francois Muse, French American Accountancy
Chloe Sorequere, Veravista Solution
Jean-Marc Torre, Bank of the West
Ludovic Ulrich, Partner - Silicon Foundry
Antoine Villata, Planisware
Jean-Claude Viollier, Capgemini
Louis Zandvliet, Tonnellerie Radoux
Richard Zolezzi, Polsinelli
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Ms. Laurence Fabre Bordet
HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS
Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens, Consul General of France in San Francisco
Alain Azan, Sofinnova Ventures, Inc
Francois Hechinger, BDO Seidman, LLP
Francois Laugier, Attorney at Law, RMKB
Patrick Patterson, Boston Private Bank
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