Global Access Program (GAP)

Thank you to all presenters, partners, businesses and student participants for making the 2017 event a success!  Please find resources, presentations and more below. 

Global Access Program 2017








GAP Welcome

Vipin Gupta and Frank Lin, CSUSB Jack H. Brown Associate Deans, Co-Directors of the Center for Global Management and Professors

Lawrence Rose, CSUSB Jack H. Brown College Dean

Amarjit Singh, IE Center for International Trade Development Globalization Specialist

Paul Smith, SBA District International Trade Officer –

GAP Introduction 


Dr. Sarita Jackson, President/CEO of Global Research Institute of International Trade, Adjunct Professor, CSUSB Center for Global Management -

Costa Rica 

Costa Rica

Marcela Chavarría, General Director of Foreign Trade Ministry of Costa Rica

Francisco Monge, General Deputy Director of Foreign Trade and the Director of Research and Economic Analysis of the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica (COMEX)

Marta Esquivel, Director of Intelligence Business Unit (PROCOMER)


Costa RIca Embassy Trade


Ambassador Jesús Ignacio García Valencia, Embassy of Colombia in Costa Rica

Profesor Juan Carlos Rondon Avendaño, Sergio Arboleda U., Colombia

Sebastian Echavarria & Camilo Duque, Representatives West Coast of Pro Colombia USA (Colombian Government Trade Office)

Student Poster Presentations & Global Innovation Awards

How to Expand Into Latin America – Strategies for Small and Medium Enterprises from the Inland Empire


GLOBAL INNOVATION STUDENT CHAMPION AWARDEES: Diana Cuevas, Brian Liabeuf, Rangel Domanic & Giovanna Rodgers





Luis Yndigoyen, Mexico Sales Director, Latamready

Cesar Fuentes, Director, Master of Public Administration, ESAN Business School, Peru

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Julie Mejía, El Grupo Mejía Arcalá

David McNeill, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


Enrique Salomón Rosas Ramírez, Chief Consul of Mexico in San Bernardino

Eduardo Vargas, Director of Logistics & Customer Solutions, Morrison Express Corp.



John Coronado, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy in Panama City, Panama

U.S. Export-Import Bank: Trade Financing Solutions  


Sandra Donzella, Deputy Managing Director - Western Region