Caroline Krawiec Brownstone has dynamically guided International Management and Marketing Associates
(IMMA Ltd.) as a leader in international business development. Ms. Brownstone is considered an expert on international business and economic development in the U.S., the European Union, Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Equally significant is her experience in the design and implementation of international programs in Banking and Finance, Economic Development/ Public Administration, Municipal Government Finance, Entrepreneurship, Import/Export Marketing, Agricultural/Environment, and Ecology industry sectors. Technical expertise is also directed to global corporations, government organizations, and Small, Medium-size Enterprises (SME) in the United States, the European Union, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.
In 1986 Ms. Brownstone provided the leadership and management expertise in Central/Eastern Europe with the successful development of Comparative Study Program conducted onsite in Poland, the former Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and the former German Democratic Republic in cooperation with the World Affairs Council of Northern California. (See Notable Projects)
IMMA Ltd's previous highly successful USAID projects fostered an invitation in 2000 for Ms. Brownstone to participate in its Europe and Eurasia (E&E) Bank Supervision Conference in Warsaw, Poland, keynoting "Implementing International Standards". She addressed bank supervision authorities in reducing systemic risk while providing a forum for senior bank supervision, deposit insurance, bank restructuring, practical solutions to critical issues facing international financial markets, and highlighting implementation of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Bank Supervision.
In 1996, Ms. Brownstone served as an official delegate with the Delegation of the Republic of Poland at the Group of Seven (G-7) Conference of the Fourth West-East Conference of Ministers of Trade, Industry and Economics.
She is a member of the World Affairs Council of Northern California, Board of Trustees; International Host Committee, Governor of California; and Board of Trustee of the U .S. Polish Trade Council, as well as the Academy of Management; and Strategic Management Society.
As a result of keynote speeches at an extensive roster of international business conferences and economic summits, Ms. Brownstone was invited to attend the USAID Economic Empowerment of Women Regional Conference at Kyiv, Ukraine in 2002.
Ms. Brownstone served as a keynote speaker in Hungary on "Strategic Implications of International Organizational Development: A Socio-Economic Study of the Relationship Between Visits of Heads of State and Trade with the State of California" where she presented landmark findings in preeminent international negotiations.
Academic post-graduate affiliations include Harvard Business School Executive Education, Women Leading Business: An Executive Forum, University of San Francisco, Graduate Fellow, State of California, and Stanford University, Stanford Program on Managing Innovation. Ms. Brownstone is listed in the "International Directory of Business and Management Scholars and Research," Harvard Business School Press. Academic Asociations include: Simmons College, Boston, University of San Francisco, International Organization Development;
University of San Francisco, Adjunct Faculty.