About Us

The Chamber focuses on collaboration between Polish and American business networks with an eye toward international collaboration and business development

Purpose

After Sabina Klimek’s four year diplomatic appointment as Consul General for the Trade and Investment Section of the Consulate General to the Republic of Poland, during which time she introduced hundreds of Polish companies to the American market, making inroads and connections within the American business sector, a continuation of the efforts, and the relationships that she created, are now being integrated into the Polish American Chamber of Commerce, where they will be fostered, and allowed to continue to grow with new efforts, and with an eye international business opportunities for its members.

With the creative approach of having two hubs, one on each continent, the PACCNE provides members with numerous opportunities, contacts and the ability to collaborate in new, and innovative business ventures.

The Membership

PACCNE members consists of solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, corporations, non-profits, professionals, educational institutions, financial institutions, media platforms and others, who are all like-minded influencers in their respective sectors. The members of PACCNE have joined together not only to create business opportunities for themselves, but also to expand upon the ability to generate business across national, and international boundaries. The advent and expansion of technology makes it possible for business to be conducted as easily in Warsaw, as it is in New York.

Board of Directors

Karolina Dehnhard

Karolina Dehnhard

President PACCNE
Ms. Dehnhard is a partner with the Law Firm of Budd Larner, P.C., focusing her practice on matrimonial law, including divorce, prenuptials, child custody, parenting time, alimony, child support and domestic violence issues. In her years at the firm, she has represented clients in dealing with complex financial issues, including valuation of businesses both domestically and abroad; international custody rights; the impact that immigration status has on divorcing spouses and their children, addressing and enforcing foreign divorce decrees, and the complexities associated with alimony rights and post-judgment cohabitation. Ms. Dehnhard is a frequent speaker, a radio show co-host, contributing editor to numerous publications and serves on various boards.

Sabina Klimek

Sabina Klimek

Vice President PACCNE

Ms. Klimek is head of Polish-American Chamber of Commerce North-East in Poland, Diplomat, Economist, Journalist, and Entrepreneur. Ms. Klimek is also the former Consul, Trade Commissioner and Head of Trade and Investment Section of The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York.

Alexandria Kolodko

Alexandria Kolodko

Secretary PACCNE
Ms. Kolodko is a co-owner and operator of Brooklyn Imports Inc. based in Carlstadt, N.J. Importer and wholesale distributor of Eastern European food products, with over 10 years of experience in the business, working with over 800 U.S. based accounts, over 50 vendors in Eastern Europe, and hundreds of imported containers a year, with experience in business on both the Polish market and the American market.

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Rita Cosby

Honorary Board Member

Emmy-Winning TV/Radio Host & Best Selling Author

Henry Rinder

Treasurer PACCNE

Media and Public Relations

Primary Media Sponsors

Radio RAMPA: Monika Adamski- Media Patron PACCNE
White Eagle Newspaper: Darek Barcikowski – Media Relations PACCNE