Vice President, Business Development
With over 18 years of sales and marketing experience, Rhonda Irby brings to the team her in-depth knowledge of international planning and strategy. She has spent the last 12 years abroad developing projects in the Middle East and Central Asia. Rhonda has won and developed major contracts and projects including developing partnerships and obtaining project finance with development banks. Over the last decade, she has won several billion dollars (USD) in projects and contracts.
She has an extensive network of contacts in the private and public sectors that includes cabinet-level government officials, senior corporate executives and international donors. She has a solutions driven mind and an incredible ability to turn a random conversation into a sales opportunity.
Rhonda earned her Bachelors Degree in the Geosciences from California State University, Chico and has done graduate work there as well. She holds an Associates Degree in Japanese from UC, Irvine. Rhonda also sits on the board of the organizing committee of the Middle East Process Engineering Conference and is a member of the American Business Council in Dubai and the American Chamber of Commerce in Afghanistan.