Dimy Doresca, CGBP
Director, Institute for International Business
Director, Institute for International Business, The University of Iowa
Dimy Doresca is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) and an International Business Specialist and Consultant. He sits on the following boards and councils: Iowa District Export Council Department of Commerce, Engage Cuba Coalition, State of Iowa Council, National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE International), YALI Regional Leadership Center – Dakar, Senegal, and Community Health Initiative, CHI – Haiti. He is the Director of the Institute for International Business and a Lecturer in International Entrepreneurship at The University of Iowa. He is also the Director of the Mandela Washington Fellowship Program at the University of Iowa.
In the last 17 years his professional experience includes international market research, doing business overseas, risk analysis, strategic planning, budgeting, financial management, business development and operations, contracts administration and negotiations, claim analysis, and international banking. During his career, Dimy has set many international offices, worked with local suppliers, recruited local representatives, negotiated contracts and terms of payment, and dealt with foreign banks, insurance companies, and foreign government officials in many countries in the Middle East and Asia.
Dimy holds a BA in International Business from Augustana College and an MS in Foreign Service (International Affairs) from Georgetown University.