Ms. Pam Pappas Stanoch is the founder and CEO of the Athena Group Int’l, a strategic consulting group for businesses that wish to enter or expand in international markets. Ms. Pappas Stanoch has written many articles on global business relations. She also speaks regularly on these topics at business events around the world. She is an excellent resource for reporters and writers doing pieces on international business matters.
Pam Pappas Stanoch has extensive international business experience. As a specialist for over 25 years in the industry of cross-cultural communications and coaching, Ms. Pappas Stanoch has worked with Fortune 100 global corporations as a cross-culturist, international consultant and advisor, executive coach and keynote speaker on global issues. As a global strategist, Pappas Stanoch continues to provide coaching and training for corporations expanding their global operations.
She has served as a contributing editor for “Put Your Best Foot Forward: USA”, a quick reference guide that assists foreign business travelers when conducting business in the United States. She is a member of the Society for Intercultural Education Training and Research (SIETAR) and a regular presenter for professional associations focused on improving international business relations. In addition, she has been a featured columnist for the Wall Street Journal’s National Employment Business Weekly, the Business Journal of the Twin Cities, and a featured year-long columnist for Northwest Airlines’ World Traveler Magazine.
Prior to establishing her first company, Window on the World, Inc., Ms. Pappas Stanoch was a translator/interpreter in Rwanda, East Africa, and the Director of the US operations for VISTAS, a French-based firm. Ms. Pappas Stanoch has a B.A. in French and in Foreign Language Education, a B.S. in International Relations and a Master’s Degree in Cross-Cultural Communications from the University of Minnesota and the Universite Catholique de L’Ouest, Angers, France. She is currently working on an easy reference guide on global communication effectiveness.