The annual board meeting of the World Trade Center-Atlanta, held on June 9, elected John E. Parkerson, Jr., to the World Trade Center-Atlanta’s Executive Committee as incoming vice president-programs for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2010.
Parkerson is director of International Programs at Clayton State University and an assistant professor of International Business and Global Logistics in the University’s School of Business. Parkerson also serves as the honorary consul of Hungary for the southeastern United States, and is an attorney with more than 30 years of international legal practice.
The World Trade Center Atlanta is a member of the world’s largest private trade organization, operating more than 300 World Trade Centers around the world. World Trade Center-Atlanta is the premiere facilitator of international business, trade and culture in the southeastern United States. The World Trade Center-Atlanta is focused on bringing together businesses and governments from around the world. Those who are a part of this organization are provided with access to an unmatched global network, including World Trade Centers in almost 100 countries with more than 1 million member companies. WTC-Atlanta is located in downtown Atlanta in the Suntrust Bank building at 303 Peachtree St, Ste. 100.