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About the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West

Established in 1987, the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (IACCW) is an independent, private, not-for-profit US corporation based in Los Angeles devoted to fostering business and trade opportunities between Italy and the United States. The IACCW is part of a large network of 81 Chambers operating in 55 countries, gathering over 25.000 members.

The IACCW leverages local resources combined with a global network to provide businesses with strategic and effective services in support of their internationalization and expansion efforts.

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West is dedicated to assisting global-minded professionals, entrepreneurs, and businesses alike, in Italy and all over the West Coast of the US, as we offer our services to assist a multitude of states, such as California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Utah,  Idaho, Alaska, and Hawaii.

To find out more about our Chamber of Commerce, and what the Chamber can do for you, view our Membership Benefits proposal, email us at



Genny Nevoso

IACCW Executive Director

Cynthia Catalino

IACCW President


Cynthia Catalino

 IACCW President  

Attorney, Catalino Law

Maria D'Auria

IACCW Treasurer

GM & Partner, Il Fornaio Beverly Hills

Barbara Pollastrini

 IACCW Vice President

Chef / Owner, Da Barbara Restaurant

Paolo Masoni

IACCW Board Director

Senior Staff Aerodynamics Engineer, Tesla Inc.

Marco Giovine

IACCW Board Director

Partner, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP

Giacomo Beretta 

IACCW Board Director

Partner, Nuove Sales

Guido Cattabianchi

IACCW Board Director  

Founder and CEO, Primal Wine

Gino Gaudio 

IACCW  Board Secretary

Broker, Stevenson Real Estate Services

Cosimo Pizzulli

IACCW  Board Director

President, Pizzulli & Associates Inc.

Giovanni Gardelli

IACCW Board Director

Vice President Ads Data Products, Yahoo

Filippo Puglisi-Alibrandi 

IACCW Board Director

Partner in Charge, US/Italy Corridor, KPMG 

Lisa Strangis

 IACCW Board Director  

Owner & Press Agent, Make Me Hungry