Altus Global Network is a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit organization that represents the highest level in the industrial and economic sectors of various parts of the world. We pride ourselves by helping these sectors grow through successful business relationships.
Using its comprehensive understanding of individuals, markets and economies, Altus helps affiliated organizations find, develop and manage global business relationships.
ALTUS helps entrepreneurs to interact and grow internationally. With an active network that brings together more than 100 chambers of manufacturing industry, as well as a select number of businessmen, all recognized for their commercial excellence and service.
The member network allows us to have inside knowledge of the local business environment and have contacts for business opportunities around the world.
ALTUS offers a specific approach aimed at its commercial sector. Its network covers all key economic sectors, from health care to agri-food, from smart energy to fashion and textiles without neglecting institutional relations with public administration and organizations.
ALTUS also offers lobbying services (Lobbying) with various governments and authorities to get from legal reforms in Public Administrations of different areas, to regional investment projects.
ALTUS currently represents the CONCAMIN (Confederation of Industrial Chambers) of Mexico in the United States. Which brings together more than 100 chambers of manufacturing and business associations.
Altus Board President
Charles Represents multinational companies and foreign investors regarding U.S. immigration law. Frequent speaker and advocate for sensible, comprehensive immigration reform. Previous immigration policy advisor to Presidents George W. Bush & Barack Obama and past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer for the past 15 years, Top 100 attorney in Houston, and Corporate Immigration Thought Leader by Who's Who Legal. Board Certified Immigration & Nationality Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Altus Board Member Maria Moncada Alaoui is the general manager for Momentum BMW West on Houston Texas. She’s been in the auto-motive industry for more than 20 years and held several positions, and brands like Porsche and Mercedes Benz. Maria has been with Momentum BMW West for twelve years and has proudly served as general manager for the past eight years. She is passionate about giving back to the Houston community. She is involved with Women Driving Business, The Houston West Chamber of Commerce, as well as a sponsor for the Texas Exes, but what is near and dear to her heart are children in need and for the sixth year in the row she is contributing to Houston Children’s Charity and has helped them raise more than $300,000.
Rosendo Villarreal has over 20 years’ experience in International commerce and trade; he is a cross cultural and business oriented professional with field experience in more than 20 countries worldwide; more specifically doing business between Mexico, USA and Brazil. Partner and VP of Sales and Marketing for Source Logistics. Rosendo has a bachelor degree in Business Administration with and specialty in International Business from the University of Monterrey (UdeM), Mexico; he also earned a master’s degree (GMBA) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, AZ. He is a native of Monterrey, Mexico, married and is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese.
Graduate of mechanical Engineering form the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and achieved a Master of business Administration (MBA) from the University of Hartford, Connecticut, USA, with more than 20 years of experience in attracting foreign investment and implementing manufacturing projects in Mexico.
President and CEO of Grupo Prodensa, a consulting firm dedicated to attracting investment and executing projects for manufacturing, logistics and services companies, responsible for helping over 700 foreign manufacturing companies to establish their operations in Mexico and abroad. I contributed to the attraction of key investment projects in Mexican states of Nuevo León, Coahuila, Durango, Tamaulipas, Guanajuato, Querétaro and Sonora.
Former President of Index, the manufactures Export Council of Mexico, for the 2014 – 2015 period. Currently Co- chairman of the Border Transformation Working Group of the U.S. – Mexico CEO Dialogue, coordinated by Mexico's Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (CCE) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Natalia Buvat de Virginy Hernandez has worked for Fortune 500 Companies, Consulting Firms, Startups and One of the largest Mass Media conglomerates in the world, in areas such as Marketing, Advertising, Sales, Business Consulting, and Trade Marketing Management.
She achieved a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Hult International Business School in Boston Massachusetts.
Her Specialties: Innovation Strategy • Business Consulting • Marketing Management • Branding • Advertising • Social Media • Strategic Account Management • Sales & Sales Management • Business Development • Global Negotiations • Category Management • Project Management Resource Allocations • Digital Marketing • E-commerce • Native Media • Coaching • Market Research Strategic Planning.
Breadth of international and high level management experience – accomplished in managing small businesses and large businesses (up to €6.4B and 4500 employees), launching 2 startups, serving as the CEO of a quoted company, and leading international organizations conducting business in different countries and cultures. International experience living and working in Spain, the United Arab Emirates and Mexico, combined with spending extended periods of time in the UK and The Netherlands and working across Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Languages: English and Spanish (bilingual); French (intermediate).
Led a major international restructuring of a top telecommunications operator. Ebitda improvement of €96 million. Set up of a new networking solutions business. Turnaround of businesses.
Specialties: Business creation, renewable energy, telecommunications, international management, integration, consolidation and restructuring, growth, investment analysis and execution, diversification. Former President of British Telecom Europe, former President, Worldwide Sales and Service, BT Ignite. Former CEO of Jazztel Plc, CEO of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and Environmental Services and President of SolFocus Europe, Middle East & Africa. General management and Board experience within an international environment.
John Meyer is a partner at Foster LLP in our Houston office. Recognized as a Best Lawyer in America and Chambers USA, John manages the firm’s investor team focusing on nonimmigrant and EB-5 solutions for multinational companies and foreign investors.
John graduated with honors from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.
John helps his clients develop a strategy for setting up business and investing in the U.S. He works directly with individual investors and Regional Centers.
He lecturers frequently on immigration topics at local and regional conferences and led the opening of four Foster locations around the globe: El Salvador, Vietnam, Beijing, and Edinburg, Texas.
John is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Mexican businessman with more than 20 years of experience developing high impact strategic business, technology, investment, education and public relations of the highest level in both the national and international scale. His expertise also includes working as a public officer as the Undersecretary in the Department of Economic Development of the Government of the State of Mexico, as well as serving as President of several organizations in the business industry such as: Consejo de Cámaras y Asociaciones Empresariales del Estado de México (CONCAEM), Consejo Empresarial Mexicano del Comercio Exterior, Inversión y Tecnología AC. Estado de México. (COMCE), Confederación de Cámaras Industriales de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos (CONCAMIN).
President & CEO of the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC), the leading Hispanic business networking, advocacy and development organization in the Midwest.
Also served as Business Development Director for the Greater Oklahoma City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and worked in his beloved Mexico as the Director of the Mexican & American Thinking Together Foundation, a bi-national Non-for Profit organization where he was in charge of finding quality employment for returning and deported immigrants.
Antonio have a master degree in economic development and entrepreneurship by University of Houston, He also as a Master’s degree in Business Administration by Autonomous University of Puebla State Mexico.
He was working for Mexican bank Banorte as divisional director for more than 15 years. In Houston, he became the strategic director at Canacintra US as well as being a business advisor for different companies. His experience in entrepreneurship, management, strategy, finance, and related areas make Antonio an excellent mentor.
Panamanian businesswoman, Lobbyist journalist and political advisor. Expert in diplomacy, business.
Founder and Partner of the Global Contact Group Holding. Group of companies comprising:
Media: Inversiones y Negocios Magazine.
Grupo Poder: Public image and governance agency, which has the best political advisers in the current market.
Velcon: Company dedicated to the industrial sector.
She is an expert in typical public relations to influence and connect people so that investors know the market, always favoring the interests of the entrepreneur and the community.
Promotes meetings connecting investors with key people in the country.
Her experience also includes working as a campaign political advisor.
Joined Grepe, Lavín & Zavaleta, S.C. in August 2016 as partner. His professional practice focuses on general corporate work, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust matters, railroad and aeronautic law, debt restructurings, international arbitrations, banking and financing transactions and securities.
Amanda Teng is CEO/co-founder of Accufire Technology Inc., a firearms optics manufacturer and retailer established in Dallas 2017 that serves the recreational hunting market. Accufire's quality products are manufactured in China, where it has relationships with many suppliers for components and assembly, and are imported to its warehouse in Carrollton, Texas. Ms. Teng has extensive experience in global sourcing and cross-border transactions. She previously served as Managing Partner of DFW Excellerator, a cross-border firm that is also an Alibaba Supply Chain Partner.
She has successfully sourced millions of products for Axon enterprise, Fedex logistics, Dart.org, and many other small to medium size enterprises in US.
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