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Am Cham News, June 23


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Am Cham News, June 23

  1. 1. Amcham NEWs Networking is our business JUNE 24, 2009 Real Estate Committee AmCham Events and Environmental Committee Committee Meetings Construction & Envi- ronmental Committees, 12:00 noon, Thursday, June 25 at AmCham. AmCham will be Closed on July 1st for the Presidential Instal- lation. Photo: Environmental Committee Legislation & Taxation Chair: L. Jennifer Simpson. Committee, 7:30 PM, “Panama Bay Conserva- heard the presentation by Thursday, July 2 at Am- tion Plan” was the topic Leslie Enrique Marín Photo: Real Estate Committee. Cham. of the last environmental Rosabel Miró from the Chair: José Gabriel “Curro” Montenegro. ODHC Committee, committee on June 16 at Panama Audubon Soci- The Real Estate Commit- Gail Geerling, Blanca 12:00 noon, Thursday, AmCham. ety. tee Meeting was held on Sánchez (American Air- July 2 at AmCham. Thirty people came to June 16 at AmCham. lines); Felix Carles E-learning is the next The principal topic of the (Bienes Raíces y Seguros step in distance educa- Minister designate visits AmCham meeting was to organize Carles); C.E. Maurice tion. The Committee has the annual Real Estate Belanger, José Gabriel invited representatives forum for August, with Montenegro (Coldwell from INADEH, Frito- the title “The Economical Banker); Greg Gooding Lay and the ACP to form Impact of the real estate (SLM Panama Inc); Edgar a panel discussion “E- sector.” Peregrina (TuCasa) and learning as an Alternati- This meeting was at- Carlos Wilson (Gimar ve to Training.” tended by Donna Siem- Real Estate and Develop- brasse (Sanchiz, Siem- ers). brasse & Associates); AMCHAM PERSONALITY Billingual Employee Candidates: Photo: Thomas Kenna, AmCham President; Roberto Henríquez, AmCham member Mi returned to Panama. They Appointed Minister; and Annette Cárdenas, USPA President. Oportunidad is a sub- are bilingual and available contractor for a U.S. State for interviews at no cost to On June 19th Roberto Amcham and USPA. D ep a rt m en t -ap p r o ve d AmCham members. Their Henríquez, Commerce During this meeting they cultural program that résumés are available at Industries Minis- discussed the challenges sends young Panamanians ter-designate visited Am- that the governments of to the US for up to two All of the candidates are Cham to have lunch with Panama and USA face for years to work and study looking for permanent, the members of the completing the Free Trade while living with an full-time daytime posi- Boards of Directors of Agreement between them. American family. The tions. Those currently following candidates have taking university courses José Gabriel Montenegro successfully completed in Panama City are in Porcell is the chair of Real their USA work-study evening programs that will New offer from Llorente & Cuenca Estate Committee. programs and have not affect a day job. Montenegro is currently Member LLORENTE & www.llyc-actualidadpana General Manager of Cold- CUENCA has developed, register by pro- Melissa Pineda: Currently studying International Busi- a new area of specializa- viding an email address well Banker Blue Centro ness at Universidad de Panamá. tion in Public Affairs and and you will be provided America, and is in charge Gina Robletto, B. A. in Law and Politics Science from of the development of the a web site to provide its a user name and pass- Universidad de Panamá. real estate franchise busi- clients with up-to-date word. Antonio Hector Guelfi Sánchez: Second Trimester of ness in Panama, El Salva- information on govern- Thanks to an agreement Procedural Law (Master’s), Universidad Interamerica- dor, Belize, Nicaragua, ment and institutional between AmCham and na; B.S. in Law and Political Science, ULACIT. Honduras and Guatemala. affairs, covering news Llorente & Cuenca, Am- Evelyn E. McNulty Guerra:B.S. in Law and Political A graduate in Business from the Legislature and Cham members will re- Science, University of Panama. Administration and Mar- the Government and also ceive a 15% discount Rosseline Morales: Courses in Medicine and Maritime keting from Florida State profiling the principal over the $1,500.00 per at Universities in Chiriqui. University, Jose Gabriel decision makers in Pa- month regular price. The Karla Him Petrocelli: BS in Tourism (Hotels), Univer- has had ample experience nama. The web site will discount is available for a sidad Latina de Panamá; working on a degree in Public in the Central American be available to all Am- group of five or more, so Relations at the University of Panamá. business communit y Cham members free of if you are interested through his positions at charge until July eighth. please contact Jilma Ba- Johnson & Johnson Cen- All you have to do is tista at 301-3881 or Please make checks out to tral America, where he c l i c k h e r e : “American Chamber of Commerce.” was Sales & Marketing Director, and as Director Most banks, including out to “PANAMCHAM,” of the Panamanian Small Member Discount Program ours, are now rejecting “AmCham,” or Business Administration. acronyms on checks. Con- “AmCham Panama.” There have been several Discount Program. Other positions he has sequently, they are not Please let your accounting new additions and a few Check out the new offers held include General accepting checks made office make checks out to: updates (with increased at Manager of a Financial discounts) to the Member members/discount.asp. Newspaper in Panamá. “American Chamber of Commerce.” Phone: 301-3881 Fax 301-3882 Aquilino de la Guardia Ave and 47 St, Ocean Business Plaza Bldg, 17 floor.