The Council

Established in 1998, the America Georgia Business Council (AGBC) is a (501)(c)(6) non-profit corporation governed by the Board of Directors. AGBC promotes trade between North America and Georgia by helping  companies focus and accelerate decision-making  to forge bilateral business partnerships. AGBC relies on the deep understanding of the Georgian political and business landscape, direct access to high-level government officials and agencies, and diversified business contacts to deliver value and maximize opportunities for our members.   



President - Mamuka Tsereteli 

Dr. Tsereteli's commitment to Georgia goes beyond the Council with his work in academia, business, and the non-profit sector. He is a Senior Fellow with the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at American Foreign Policy Council. He is also the founder of the Georgian House of Greater Washington, LLC, the major importer and distributor of Georgian wines in the USA.  From 2009 to 2013, he served as Director of the Center for Black Sea-Caspian Studies at American University in DC. He currently teaches a course on Energy Markets for Middle East and Central Asia at Johns Hopkins SAIS. Dr. Tsereteli serves as a Board Member in several organizations, including Georgian Association in the USA, American Friends of Georgia etc.