Flora Tromelin with FCT Strategies LLC Joacim Mattisson with Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Lars Lagerman with Arizona Swedish Consulate
In today’s world, businesses often operate across geographic borders. Worldwide shipping, digital products and services make it easier for the business owner to export, and for the client to buy from overseas.
It also means that many things can get lost in this cross-cultural setting, causing major communication issues in business.
FCT Strategies LLC is specialized in international matters, and offers tailored consulting services in:
- Event and project management
- Cross-cultural communication
- Organizational management
Flora Tromelin is the founder and CEO of FCT Strategies LLC, a French native, former U.S. military spouse, mom, and travel addict.
Her experience includes over 20 years of experience as a global leader and advisor for the U.S. Federal Government, responsible for cross-team communication and the management of cross-cultural international events.
She has led multicultural teams of up to 35 people and managed events of up to 5,000 attendees.
She met with her husband, a now-retired U.S. Army Officer, during her tenure as Chief of Protocol to the U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco.
The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce in Arizona promote trade, commerce, investments and business opportunities between Arizona and Sweden.
They offer effective industry specific programs, events, fundrasing, corporate programs, trade missions, business matchmaking and networking.
They also offer talent mobility opportunities for young professionals, both from the US to Sweden, and from Sweden to the US.
Joacim (Yoo-Ah-Kim) Mattisson– or Jay – is an investor and connector.
He helps international businesses build relationships with trade partners in Arizona.
He’s the President of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Arizona (SACC-AZ)
Jay is also a board member and adviser for the German American Chamber of Commerce Arizona and SACC USA, comprising of 19 chambers all of the U.S.
He enjoys hiking in the magnificent Arionza desert or float down the Salt River in a tube.
Honorary Swedish Consulate of the State of Arizona and those consulate matters, such as passports, drivers licenses, residence permits and Swedish language proficiency test.
It also promotes trade and business between Sweden and the State of Arizona, and works to spread and inform on Swedish culture, literature and music.
Honorary Consul Lars Lagerman serves as Swedish Consul for the State of Arizona. He has served in this position from 1995 to 2007, and again from 2014 to present.
Mr. Lagerman was born and educated in Sweden before obtaining his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Gustavus Adolhus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.
He obtained his law degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson in 1978 and has worked in the areas of real estate development and real estate finance, with a nitch practice in international transactions, practicing most recently at the prominent law firm of Snell and Wilmer L.L.C.