The CAA is a private, non-profit business organization supported by member companies and individuals.


 The organization has no formal connections with any governments and does not receive any government funding.


Stephanie Junger-Moat

President of the Board

President and Founder

Karcsi Global Consulting

María Leticia Ossa-Daza


Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Ana María Blanco

 Director, Partnerships and Cooperation

Philip Morris International

Juan Esteban Orduz


Colombian Coffee Federation

Christian Murrle

Managing Director

Panamcap Advisors LLC

Eduardo Cortes

Founding Partner

GIA Partners LLC

Juan Carlos Ardila


Tinello Capital

Maria Isabel Nieto

Director, Latin America Strategy

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Gloria Fieldcamp

 Managing Director

Fiduciary Trust Company International

Alvaro Díaz, Jr.

Manager of Business Development

 T.Y. Lin International

María Cecilia Ruiseco

Commercial Director

CS Pancracio

Andrew C. Quale, Jr.

Vice President, CAA

Sidley Austin LLP

Edward Vergara


Arnold & Porter

Honorary Director:

Hon. Susana Berenguer

Consul General of Colombia in New York


"Thank you to the CAA for giving me the opportunity to learn, grow and have wonderful first job experience. Thank you, Lina, our Director for all her guidance and support".

"My experience at the CAA was an experience I will never forget. I'm thankful for the great team I worked along these six months, for all the learning I had and fo Lina, our Director for being a great leader".

  • Commendation from U.S. Ambassador to the Colombian American Association for its 85th Anniversary.

  • Nacional al Merito awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the President of the Republic of Colombia to the Colombian American Association on the occasion of its 75th Anniversary.

  • Premio Colombia Exterior a la Excelencia 2007 awarded by Contactos USA for 80 years of services to Colombia and Colombians living abroad.

  • Commendation from the U.S. President 2002: Letter of Commendation from President George W. Bush for the 75th Anniversary of the Colombian American Association.

  • Silver Cross of the National Order of Merit 2002: Cruz de Plata de la Orden.

  • Commendation from the U.S. President 1997: Letter of Commendation from President Jimmy Carter for the 70th Anniversary of the Colombian American Association.