Cristina Bejan


Cristina Bejan is an award-winning Romanian-American historian, writer, theatre artist and spoken word poet. She has taught at numerous universities across the United States and Europe, including Duke University.

Ramona Bejan


Ramona Bejan is a global business strategist with expertise in private and public management and work experience in the United States, France and Romania.

Dr. Iuliana Niculescu, M.D.


Dr. Niculescu serves as an assistant professor of medicine at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Mike Costache


Mike Costache is an entrepreneur, i-banker, professor, speaker, investor and fundraiser for various charities.

Chris Fontanesi


Chris Fontanesi works as an attorney at Peace Corps OIG.

Ambassador Roger Kirk (ret.)


Ambassador Kirk served as United States Ambassador to Romania from 1985 to 1989. He currently is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy.

Tiberius Vadan


Tiberius Vadan is a business leader, private equality and M&A/Restructuring Executive with experience in business strategy and executing on restructuring and growth opportunities. He currently serves as a Managing Partner for Amicus Capital Ventures.

George Sfedu, Hon. Consul, Philadelphia


George Sfedu serves as the Honorary Consul General of Romania for Philadelphia since 2001 and serves as Treasurer of the Consular Corps Association Philadelphia.

Ambassador John Rakolta


Ambassador Rakolta served as Honorary Consul General of Romania for Detroit and then as United States Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates from 2019 to 2021. He was formerly CEO of Walbridge.

Nicholas Florescu, Hon. Consul, Houston


Nicholas Florescu serves as Honorary Consul General of Romania for Houston and is the founder of the Florescu Foundation.

Daniel Fried


Ambassador Fried served as the United States Ambassador to Poland from 1997 to 2000. He is currently a Weiser Family Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council and on the Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy.

Nelu Prodan, Hon. Consul, Dallas


Nelu Prodan serves as Honorary Consul General of Romania for Dallas and is an attorney in the state of Texas.

Mihai Lehene


Mihai Lehene is the President and a Founding Member of the Chicago-based Romanian United Fund.

Ileana Orlich, Hon. Consul, Arizona


Ileana Orlich serves as Honorary Consul General of Romania for Arizona and is Head of German, Romanian and Slavic Faculty in the School of International Letters and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University.

Eileen McHenry


Eileen McHenry is the Executive Director of Romanian Children’s Relief and a faculty member at the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities at University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Jacob Segal


Jacob Segal is an investor/advisor to Southern California based companies at RePatriot and a board member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Romanian-American Chamber of Commerce.