Taste of Business: Japan

A number of local business folks converged on Spark Baltimore for the latest World Trade Center Institute’s “Taste of Business” event, this time featuring Japan.

There, they learned about Japanese business opportunities and had a chance to network with WTCI members and the evening’s featured guests.
Pictured (LtoR) Deborah Kielty, WTCI executive chair/advisor to the CEO’s; Shinichi IIDA, Embassy of Japan in the USA minister/head of economic development; and Eddie Resende, WTCI Co-CEO
Pictured (LtoR) Rana Shaikh, PNC vice president of commercial banking; Abhijeet Bhutra, PNC Institutional Asset Management senior investment advisor; and Shervonne Cherry, Spark Baltimore director of community & partnerships
Pictured (LtoR) Lydia Yodie, WTCI senior manager; and Veronica Yu, Offit Kurman attorney
Pictured (LtoR) Kamal Thompson, Coppin State University business management student; Sidney Thomas, Bank of America commercial banking vice president/relationship manager; Carol Thompson, Bank of Thompson commercial banking assistant vice president; and Stella Kocharyan, Berkshire Hathaway realtor
Pictured (LtoR) Dave Ehly, Phillips logistics manager; and Evan Ehly, Stevenson University student
Pictured (LtoR) Peggy Stewart, Nexterus international operations officer; Mary Janak, Nexterus international customer service/export specialist; and Michael Brown, Miles & Stockbridge lawyer
Pictured (LtoR) Saft space & defense division colleagues: Adam Murray, director of operations; Nicole Haslip, marketing & communication manager; and David Reynolds, general manager
Pictured (LtoR) Rick Milter, Johns Hopkins Care Business School professor; and Chiyo Kobayashi, Washington CORE CEO
Pictured (LtoR) Maura E.B. Smith, Cushman & Wakefield associate; and Julia Wilbert, WTCI assistant manager of business development
(February 11, 2020 – Spark Baltimore)
Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.