*BABC MIAMI ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT, CHRISTINE ALDEN*
The British-American Business Council in Miami today officially announced the appointment of incoming President for the 2017 and 2018 Years Christine Alden who will formally take over the role from current President Alan Georgeson at the January AGM which will be hosted by the British Consul General Mr. Dave Prodger at the Consulate in Miami at 6pm on Thursday January 19th 2017.
We invite all Members and Friends of BABC Miami to welcome Christine, and attend our annual AGM which will also introduce the Leadership Team and some exciting 2017 Events.
Alan Georgeson said “We are very excited to welcome Christine who has served as Director over the past 2 years and brings an energy and leadership ethos coupled with some very exciting initiatives to our BABC Miami”
Christine Alden added “I am truly honored to have been elected to serve as President of BABC for 2017-2018. I am thankful to the Board and our members for their faith and trust in my ability to lead the organization. I look forward to taking the group to new heights over the next couple of years including strengthening our network and building solid business relationships among our members“
Dave Prodger said “I’d like to congratulate Christine as incoming President and thank Alan for all of his work over the past couple of years. The BABC remains an essential business partner for the Consulate and I look forward to continuing to work closely with Christine and the Board going forward “
Please welcome Christine and it has been a pleasure for me to serve as President over the past 2 years of which I hope to continue to serve as Chairman.
ABOUT BABC MIAMI (www.babcmiami.com)
Access to the right connections, markets, influence and intelligence is key to business success. High quality access, on both sides of the Atlantic, is at the heart of the business advantage BABC Miami offers and proposes practical business expansion opportunities, to members, by delivering high caliber networking and marketing events, top quality business intelligence, regulatory advice and the opportunity to achieve real business from the personal relationship they develop through their membership. The British-American Business Council, Miami focuses on business critical themes; for each them it hosts a combination of roundtable discussions, boardroom breakfasts and cocktail receptions designed to introduce members to key business leaders, facilitate discussions and make connections which will surely blossom into profitable relationships on both a personal and professional level.
ABOUT CHRISTINE ALDEN (www.weissaldenandpolo.com)
Christine J. Alden was born in England to British and Jamaican parents. She was raised in the US, UK and Jamaica and has attended schools in all three countries. In her professional life, she is an immigration attorney and partner with Weiss, Alden & Polo, P.A. She has dedicated her practice solely to immigration law for the last 20 years by helping individuals and businesses worldwide seeking U.S. immigration solutions. In addition to the BABC, Christine is involved in several other professional associations. For instance, she is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is currently elected to serve the local chapter of 850 lawyers as Secretary after three terms elected as a Board Member at Large. Additionally, within the AILA South Florida Chapter, she is the Co-Chair of the Congressional Liaison Committee. She is a 1996 graduate of Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where she was the Research Editor of the Law Review. She attended college at the University of Florida, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. She also had the privilege of spending a semester abroad at Magdalen University, Oxford studying UK/US Comparative International Law. For more details about Christine, her profile can be viewed on her law firm website at http://www.weissaldenandpolo.com/Attorneys/Christine-J-Alden.shtml
ABOUT THE BRITISH CONSULATE MIAMI (www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-consulate-general-miami)
The British Consulate General in Miami represents the UK government in Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and works across political, commercial, security and economic areas of interest to the UK and provide consular assistance to British nationals in the region.
ABOUT THE BABC (www.babc.org)
The British-American Business Council (BABC) is the largest transatlantic business network, with 22 chapters, and over 2,000 member companies based in major business centers throughout North America and the United Kingdom. Its membership includes many of the world’s largest multinationals, as well as hundreds of middle market and smaller companies.
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