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Denver's German American Chamber Appoints Two to Board; Announces Coming Events

The German American Chamber of Commerce - Colorado Chapter has appointed two executive to its board of directors and announced three coming events.

Oct. 1, 2010 - PRLog -- DENVER, Colo. -- The Colorado Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC-CO) today announced the appointment of Matthias Edrich and Joshua Seeberg to its board of directors.

Edrich is an attorney-at-law in the Denver office of the Ohio-based law firm of Peck, Shaffer & Williams LLP.  Previously he was with the US Department of Justice Antitrust Department, the Munich office of the general counsel to BEA Systems and the Munich and Boulder-based offices of Sun Microsystems (both BEA and Sun are now owned by Oracle). Edrich holds an International MBA and a Juris Doctorate from Denver University’s Daniels and the Sturm College of Law.

Seeberg is an adjunct professor of German at Metropolitan State College of Denver. He is also a property manager with Metrex Property Group. In addition, he recently formed a translation firm, Guest Services Translations, LLC located in Denver. Seeberg holds a Bachelor's degree in German and History from the University of Colorado at Denver, and earned an M.A. in German Studies from the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg in Germany.

“We are pleased to welcome Messrs. Edrich and Seeberg to our Board of Directors,” said Jesse Young, GACC-CO’s President.  “Their energy and backgrounds make them a valuable addition to our Board.”

The GACC-CO has three future events on its calendar. During October it offers a business networking luncheon for which the topic is "The Euro: Managing Currency Rate Changes in Troubled Times; is there a Euro Collapse in Your Future?" Open to the public, the luncheon will be held at the Avenue Grill on 17th Avenue in Denver at noon on October 14, 2010. Reservations are recommended via email to: Maricle (at) GACC-CO.org or via telephone to 303 837-1146. More info at www.gaccco.org.

Also in October is Treffpunkt Business (international business networking for opportunities in Germany) at India’s Pearl restaurant in Denver on Thursday, October 21.

Finally, in November the GACC-CO will host a networking reception with a delegation of eight wind energy companies visiting from Germany in search of business opportunities. The reception will be on the evening of November 11 in the Denver metro area.

About the GACC-CO: The German American Chamber of Commerce – Colorado Chapter is the initial contact for German companies considering business in the Rocky Mountain region and connects German decision-makers with their U.S. counterparts. On the Web: www.GACCCO.org or telephone 303 837-1146.

About Peck, Shaffer & Williams LLP. Peck Shaffer & Williams is a nationally recognized public finance law firm that traces its origins to 1889 in Ohio. With more than 40 lawyers dedicated to public finance, the firm has offices in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Covington and Louisville, Kentucky and Denver, Colorado. On the Web: www.peckshaffer.com.

About Metropolitan State College of Denver. With more than 24,000 students, Metro State is Colorado’s leader in educating undergraduate Coloradoans. The College recently began offering master’s degrees in accounting and teacher education and plans to offer a master’s in social work in fall 2011. The College enrolls the highest number of students of color among four-year colleges in the state. It boasts 67,500 alumni; most of them remain in Colorado after graduation. On the Web: www.mscd.edu.

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The German American Chamber of Commerce - Colorado Chapter promotes international business between companies in the Rocky Mountain region and Germany and other German speaking countries of Europe. On the Web: www.gaccco.org .

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