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Hainan Airlines Hainan Airlines: Catering to Business Professionals Who Travel Between Seattle and China

“We are helping Seattle become more of a gateway to China.” ~Joel Chusid, North American Managing Director of Hainan Airlines Hainan Airlines is one of China’s major airlines. Hainan is known for its award-winning customer service, impeccable safety standards and on-time performance. Hainan carries more than 20 million passengers annually and currently flies to 90 …

East West Bank logo East West Bank: An Interview with Mary Wei, Bellevue Downtown Branch Manager

“At East West Bank, our customers can feel ‘I am at home now. I am not with strangers.’” ~Mary Wei, Bellevue Downtown Branch Manager Ranked in the top 10 of the 100 Best Banks in American by Forbes.com, East West Bank is one of the largest independent banks headquartered in California and is focused exclusively …

Noble Pacific Holdings logo2 Noble Pacific Holdings Succeeds by Developing ‘Guanxi’ — Deep Relationships with its Partners

“Success in China is not about short-term breakthroughs, but rather, the constant improvement and continuous growth of one’s relationships and experiences.” -Bill Chao, co-founder of Noble Pacific Holdings LLC About Noble Pacific Holdings LLC Manny Menendez and Bill Chao are co-founders and partners of Noble Pacific Holdings LLC (“NPH”). The firm specializes in strategic advisory, …

Susan Sigl Susan Sigl, President & CEO of Washington Technology Industry Association

“Success is based on listening, discerning, choosing and executing.” ~Susan Sigl Susan Sigl is president and Chief Executive Officer of the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), the region’s major industry organization supporting technology development. Prior to WTIA, Susan was the co-founder and a General Partner of SeaPoint Ventures, a Seattle based venture capital firm investing …

John Bell 4 John Bell, Winemaker and Owner, Willis Hall

I use both sides of my brain for wine making. The art side of me says, “What do you want to do?” The technical side says, “How do I do that?” -John Bell, Owner and Winemaker, Willis Hall Wines John Bell is the winemaker and sole owner of Willis Hall, LLC, a boutique winery based …

NorthStar Animation NorthStar Animation: China-America Success Story

We’ll never cease in our pursuit of excellence and our attention to detail. – Ken Etheridge, Founder & Partner, NorthStar Animation Tell us about NorthStar Animation. NorthStar is a China-America partnership and success story. NorthStar specializes in the creation and production of computer 2D and 3D animation, special effects for TV/internet animation series, computer games, …

StrainSystemsLogo1 Strain Systems Inc.: Patented StrainCell™ Sensor Measures Bulk Storage Materials in Silos

Kennan Yilmaz, President of Strain Systems in Bellevue, WA, explains the patented StrainCell™ Sensor technology and discusses opportunities for establishing the company’s presence in the global market.

EI logo_small Electroimpact, Inc. – An Interview with Benjamen D. Hempstead, Mechanical Engineering Lead

Electroimpact, Inc. is a premier supplier of automated equipment to the worldwide aircraft industry. In this interview, Ben Hempstead, Mechanical Engineering Lead, explains steps the company is taking to expand its business in China.