Management Team

Lafayette Barnes - CEO & President

  • Facilated the Sister City Agreement between the City of Tshwane (Pretoria) in South Africa and Washington, DC

  • Coordinated Trade and Cultural Delegation from Washington, DC to Dakar, Senegal in West Africa

  • Coordinated the "Expanding Globally in Partnership with USTDA" business and procurement conference in Washington, DC

  • Contributed to the Declaration and Plan of Action for the Global Alliance of Mayors and Leaders from Africa

  • Guided the District government's winning proposal to receive the U.S. State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant   

  • Identified and managed matchmaking process between Asian and U.S. clients that established Business-2-Business Partnership