In an effort to build strong educational partnerships, the International Business Academy has established a local Business-Education Success Team (B.E.S.T.)
. This partnership is part of an ambitious effort by AchieveTexas to redesign education and fully integrate college and career education. The team will be made up of representatives from education, business, government, and the civic community.
This partnership has been established to assist the International Business Academy at Klein Forest in providing a strong academic foundation that will prepare future leaders for the international business world.
The role of the advisory committee is to provide advice and guidance in a wide variety of areas, including, but not limited to, curriculum and instruction, educational resources, project-based learning, community involvement, and corporate and university partnerships.
Current Committee members include:
Retired President, Chevron Chemicals, Consultant
President, DJames Marketing Group
Retired Global Purchasing Manager, Shell Chemical/Kraton Polymers, Consultant
- Director, Undergraduate Business Programs University of Houston
Market Manager, Capital One Bank
CEO, First Service Credit Union
VP of Business Development, First Service Credit Union
Director, Center For The Study of Western Hemispheric Trade, Mays Business School at
Texas A & M University
District Sales Manager, FedEx Services
If you are interested in becoming a partner, please contact LaQuesha Grigsby by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.