CLAIRE ANGELLE, FOUNDER
Claire Angelle has over 12 years of experience in international affairs, economic development, government relations and communications in North America, Europe and South America.
Prior to starting her own venture, Claire was Executive Director of Worth Cities – The Worth Group where she was in charge of providing comprehensive strategy, content/marketing services and programs for cities across the United States suffering from a perceived recognition deficit.
Her passion for local government and community impact started in 2013, when Claire opened and led the Atlanta Mayor's Office of International Affairs. During her four year tenure, Claire contributed to $2.7 billion in economic output (both through export promotion and Foreign Direct Investment attraction), raised $3 million of new funds to support international projects in the city of Atlanta, and supported the development of several new international non-stop routes from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. She also helped established key partnerships with international organizations and stakeholders, including the World Economic Forum, the Clinton Foundation as well as international networks of cities such as the Global Parliament of Mayors.
Previous to working for the city of Atlanta, Claire worked for the Consulate General of France in Atlanta where she was in charge of public and media relations, communications, special events, and political analysis. She also worked in Belgium and Argentina, respectively in business development and exporting.
Originally from Nantes, France, Claire graduated from the University of Nantes and holds a Master’s Degree in International Business and Trade. Claire is a certified global business professional (NASBITE INTERNATIONAL) and is a board member of the Global Hope Forums Annual Meeting, the French Foreign Trade Advisors - U.S. Southeast and Alliance Française of Atlanta
She now puts her experience, expertise and global rolodex at the service of her clients.