The America Georgia Business Council has a diverse group of members spanning from major multinational corporations to Tbilisi based Small and Medium Enterprises.
Some of our distinguished members include:
Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is the premier strategic advisory and commercial diplomacy firm. Based in Washington and capitals around the world, ASG’s advisors offer perspectives honed at the highest levels of government and business, and insights informed by unparalleled worldwide network.
BP has been operating energy transit projects in Georgia for 17 years. BP in Georgia is the lead investor and operator of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, South Caucasus gas Pipeline (SCP) and Western Route Export Pipeline (WREP). BP invested more than $1.5 billion into energy business and social projects in Georgia. The major part of their contribution is in providing gas from SCP for domestic use. BP employs 500 people and generates business for local suppliers and contractors. Over the past ten years, BP’s contribution helped to promote local community and business development, education and protection of Georgia’s cultural and natural environment.
Baker McKenzie, founded as Baker & McKenzie in 1949, is a multinational law firm. it is ranked as the second-largest international law firm in the world by headcount  with 13,000 employees including 6,045 fee earners and 4,600 lawyers on a full-time equivalent basis in 77 offices across 47 countries. It is also ranked as the second largest law firm in the world in terms of revenue with US$2.62 billion in annual revenue.It is the largest international law firm in Asia Pacific, Continental Europe and Latin America.
Georgian American Alloys, Inc. (“GAA”), headquartered in Miami, FL, manufactures and supplies high quality ferroalloys used in the manufacturing of iron and steel through wholly-owned US-based subsidiaries Felman Production, LLC, Felman Trading, Inc., and CC Metals and Alloys, LLC and its Georgian-based subsidiaries Georgian Manganese, LLC and Vartsikhe 2005, LLC. Georgian Manganese’s Zestafoni ferroalloy plant is a major producer of high-grade and regular-grade silicomanganese. Its Chiatura manganese mining operation includes seven mines and eight quarries. GAA employs approximately 6,000 persons in Georgia."
GMT Group is one of the leading private sector investors in Georgia, which was founded in 1996 to capitalize on emerging investment opportunities in Georgia. GMT is an experienced developer and property manager with excellent track record of developing: two Marriott operated hotels - Tbilisi Marriott Hotel, a five-star, premier luxury and business hotel and Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, a four-star, full-service modern business hotel; GMT Plaza, the first class A office building in Tbilisi; Tbilisi's landmark restaurant on top of the famous Mtatsminda Hill overlooking the city and Sante GMT Products, the largest producer of dairy products in Georgia.
Hunnewell Partners is a multi-jurisdictional asset management firm with offices in London, Miami, Tbilisi and the BVI. Hunnewell Partners manages assets in the US, Western and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union as well as the wealth of Ultra High Net Worth individuals based in Western Europe. In Georgia, Hunnewell Partners manages assets that include IDS-Borjomi Beverages, Magticom and Rustavi Metallurgical Plant among others.
Inova Health System is a non-profit health organization based in Falls Church, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. The system is a network of hospitals, outpatient services, assisted living and long-term care facilities, and healthcare centers.
They have developed the whole chain of production starting from acquiring aggregate materials from our own quarries, producing a wide range of ready mix concrete, managing transportation and delivery and providing a full range of laboratory services. Their ambitions have leaded us to develop into one of the biggest players in the western region of Georgia in a matter of years.
In 2011, Rustavi steel LLC was established to acquire the assets of the Rustavi Metallurgical Plant. Rustavi Metallurgical Plant one of Georgia’s largest industrial enterprises, is situated 30 kilometres to the south of Georgia’s capital Tbilisi.
The Georgia Regional Development Fund (GRDF) is a $30 million risk capital investment fund that focuses on long-term growth-oriented investments in growing and dynamic small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) operating principally in the regions beyond Tbilisi. The Fund is an innovative investment vehicle established by Millennium Challenge Georgia (MCG) to invest in Georgia’s SME sector, thereby fostering economic development in the regions while at the same time achieving a positive financial return on investment for Georgia’s future needs.
The PACE Group of Companies (PACE), a member of The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), is a pioneer in the Transcaucasian shipping market in the Caucasus and the Black Sea regions and Central Asia. PACE provides complete sets of services in port handling, supervision and inland forwarding of cargo routed through Georgian ports.
SC Fuels is one of the oldest and largest petroleum distributors in the United States. Serving more than 11,000 customers annually, ranging from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies, they deliver gasoline, diesel fuel, alternative fuels and other petroleum products and related services in over 15 western states at the most competitive prices. The SC Fuels leadership also extends to fleet card services with a fueling network of over 230,000 cardlock sites, truck stops, and retail stations nationwide.
Wings & Freeman Capital, LLC (WFC) is a privately owned Georgian financial advisory firm with special focus on structuring the financial transactions involving International Financial Institutions (IFIs). WFC is a member of the Enterprise Development Network (EDN). As an EDN Loan and Political Risk Insurance (PRI) Originator the company serves as a local service provider to SMEs helping them to develop applications for obtaining OPIC financing and/or PRI products.
Borjomi is a brand of naturally carbonated mineral water from springs in the Borjomi Gorge of central Georgia. Borjomi is exported to over 40 countries. In 2012 the company was valued by Forbes magazine at $500m.
McInerney Hospitality International LLC is an international hospitality management, advisory and consulting organization with extensive international and domestic hospitality experience in both the for-profit and the not-for-profit sectors.
My business partner, Maia Tsereteli, and I completed an eighteen month Workforce Development and Capacity Building for the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in the Kakheti Region of Georgia for the World Bank and the Georgia Municipal Development Fund. We trained hotel and Restaurant workers, retail wine store clerks, and mountain and urban tour guides in customer service.
McInerney Hospitality is the advisor to the Alliance Group for the Alliance Palace project - 1000 condominiums and 150 room Marriott Courtyard hotel in Batumi, the Alliance Privilege - 1000 condominiums with a Marriott Hotel in Batumi, and the Alliance Highline - 1000 apartment and condominiums with a Wyndham Garden Hotel in Tbilisi. McInerney Hospitality will initially manage the apartments and condominium complexes as well as the Marriott Hotel. To learn more go to: https://www.mcinerneyhi.com and http://alliancegroup.ge/home/eng.