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American-Croatians from business and scientific community meet with the president in New York

Croatian business and scientific community in New York meet with the president

(Photo: Office of the President of Croatia/ Dario Andrišek)

NEW YORK, 23 September 2021 – During his stay in New York, where he is participating in the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Croatian president Zoran Milanović met with representatives Croatian business and scientific community in New York on Wednesday. 

Representatives of the Croatian business and scientific community in New York introduced President Milanović to their activities both in connecting as many Croats living in NYC as possible, and in strengthening their ties with Croatia.

Croatian business and scientific community in New York meet with the president

(Photo: Office of the President of Croatia/ Dario Andrišek)

In a conversation with President Milanović, they made suggestions on how to improve this cooperation, and offered their help in the affirmation of Croatia in New York and in America. They expressed satisfaction with the meeting and the respect shown to them by Croatian state institutions.

Croatian business and scientific community in New York meet with the president

(Photo: Office of the President of Croatia/ Dario Andrišek)

The meeting with President Milanović was attended by:

Don Vedran Kirinčić – Croatian Catholic Mission of the Blessed Ivan Mertz, Astoria 

Boris Miketić – Member of the Council of the Government of the Republic of Croatia for Croats Abroad and owner of the travel agency Croatia Travel – Astoria 

Steve Rukavina  – President of the National Federation of American Croats (NFCA) 

Boris Vilić – Dean of Albright University / CourseLink – Innovation Director and President of ACAP Foundation

Steven Živko Pavletic – Senior Clinician at the NIH and President of the Association of Croatian American Professionals ACAP

Nevenka Komarica – Member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and former CNTB Representative for the USA

Tena Bugarin – Member of the Association of Croatian American Professionals ACAP, New York Chapter / Real Estate Broker at Sotheby’s International Realty 

Luka Mišetić – Lawyer Squire Patton Boggs New York, member of the Croatian Academy of America and member of the presidency of the Association of Croatian-American Professionals ACAP 

Iva Vukina – Executive director of Goldman Sachs and CO. LLC and President of the New York branch of the Association of Croatian-American Professionals ACAP

Josip Joe Grgas – President of United Air Conditioning 

Ivan John Kalinic – President of Kalinic Construction and President of the non-profit organization Croatia Fund Ivan John Kalinic

John P. Kraljić – Partner in Garfunkel Wild, PC’s Group and President of Croatia of the Academy of America 

Krešo Mikuš  – Chief Financial Officer of Moncler for North and South America 

Ante Jakić – Luxury real estate consultant of Compass Ante Jakić

More information about ACAP can be found on their website here.

Croatian business and scientific community in New York meet with the president

(Photo: Office of the President of Croatia/ Dario Andrišek)

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