Corporate Partners

Global Ties U.S. is grateful for the generous support of our corporate partners. Through monetary and in-kind contributions, our corporate partners help us build a more peaceful and prosperous world.

The Boeing Company

Boeing the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space, and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 90 countries. Global Ties U.S. partners with Boeing for training conferences and events.

Cliftonlarsonallen, LLP

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, is an accounting firm with more than 50 years of experience and services ranging from audits and accounting, to tax and asset management. CliftonLarsonAllen partners with Global Ties U.S. for major conferences and events. Lawrence (Larry) Chastang, Managing Principal, is a member of the Global Ties U.S. Board of Directors and former Chair of the Board. The Larry and Patti Chastang Foundation provides funds for the Global Ties U.S. internship program.

Creative Associates International

Creative Associates International’s mission is to support people around the world to realize the positive change they seek. By focusing on development endeavors, Creative works to create stable neighborhoods and communities that can overcome hardship and live peaceful and fulfilling lives.

Gail Perry Associates

Gail Perry Associates is a Raleigh-based consulting and training firm founded by Gail Perry, fundraising expert and author of Fired Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion into Action. Gail Perry has partnered with Global Ties U.S. for conference workshops and training sessions as part of Global Ties U.S.’s nonprofit management services to its members.

Graduate School USA

Graduate School USA is an active learning community with services in continuing education, academic programs, career development, and certificate programs. The Graduate School’s International Institute is a National Program Agency of Global Ties U.S.

Nexia International

Nexia International is a leading worldwide network of independent, high quality accounting and consulting firms that provides local expertise to meet the business and financial needs of organizations and individuals with an international outlook.


Medtronic, Inc., strives to change the face of chronic disease and contribute to human welfare by applying biomedical engineering in the research, design, manufacture, medtronicand sale of appliances that alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. Medtronic partners closely with the Global Ties U.S. member organization in Minneapolis, and was awarded the Corporate Citizen Diplomacy Award in 2011.

The Protocol School Of Washington

The Protocol School of Washington provides contemporary, universally accepted protocol and etiquette training in the highest professional manner. Formed in 1988, it is the first company to provide professional etiquette and protocol training and certification.

Capital Communications Group

Capital Communications Group (CCG) provides translation and cross-cultural communication services, including multilingual interpreters, conference and commercial translation, and public diplomacy briefings and workshops for international business executives and government officials. Akram Elias, President of CCG, is a former Global Ties U.S. Board Member and Advisory Council member. He established the Dr. Rafih G. Elias Endowment at Global Ties U.S. to support Community Summits on Citizen Diplomacy.