Martin Herman, President, is one of the most generous sponsors of our activities. Martin has developed and is running our education programs. His priority is to ensure the success of the Center for Talented Minds (CTM), our extended arm in Prague, Czech Republic. Martin holds degrees from Prague School of Economics, George Washington University, Washington D.C., and Cornell University, New York.
Henry Kallan, is one of the most generous sponsors and passionate supporters of our activities. He owns and operates several luxury hotels in New York City and is developing projects throughout the United States, Canada, and the European Union. See his latest masterpiece: Aria Hotel, Budapest, Hungary.
Joseph Balaz, Secretary, President of the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association, of which AFCSLS is a member. Joseph owns and operates a construction company specializing in high-end residential development in New York City.
Edward Chlanda, Treasurer, former president of EAC Brokerage, co-author of several specialized books on insurance issues, active member of NYC Sokol.
Branislav Kleskeň is heading LEAF, a non-profit organization focusing on development of young individuals with the potential to grow into shapers of Slovakia. As Partner at McKinsey&Company, he focused on performance-improvement for large corporations and on building new ones. In the area of education, he advised governments and individual organizations on primary and secondary education. Branislav has an M.B.A. in Finance and Managerial Economics from Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Jiří Zlatuška, Vice President, MP of the Czech Parliament, Chairman of the Parliament Education Committee, former Czech senator (independent), President Emeritus of Masaryk University (MU) in Brno. Former Eisenhower Fellow, professor of informatics, instrumental in the $165 million modernization and expansion of the university campus.
Birgitte Rasine, CEO of Lucita, a socially responsible design, media and communications company.