About Global Chamber

Global Chamber® Buffalo

Global Chamber Buffalo helps members get business done across metro areas! We are a thriving and collaborating community of CEO's, executives, and professionals growing business across 500 metropolitan areas. We leverage technology and our collective networks around the world to help member companies grow, reduce risk, be more productive, and succeed faster.

We are the only organization in the world with the mission to grow business from anywhere to anywhere while collaborating with every organization. We help companies, investors and business service providers around the world succeed.


Doug Bruhnke, Executive Director

Global Chamber® Buffalo

Doug Bruhnke is from Upstate NY and has lived in 7 states and three countries (US, Japan and Singapore), traveling to over 60.

Education: EMBA, Michigan State University; BS Chemical Engineering, University of Utah; Union-Endicott NY High School

Boards: District Export Council, US Global Leadership Coalition, University of Utah Alumni Association

Past Affiliations: DuPont, DuPont-Showa Denko, Dupont-Dow Elastomers, Phelps Dodge Mining, Promodel Corporation

Personal: Wife of 35 years, daughter who is a nurse practitioner.


Chris Scalisi, Global Advisor (left)

Global Chamber® Buffalo

With over 20 years' experience in business development and sales and 12 years working in international trade, Chris has developed and implemented international trade and economic develop programs with the Consulate General of Canada, Erie County Industrial Development Agency, and World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara. Chris also assisted Empire State Development’s WNY regional office with drafting the regional strategies for increasing exports and foreign direct investments (FDI) in WNY for the Global NY initiative .

The upstate region of New York is part of the Golden Horseshoe which is the 4th largest mega region. In and around the surrounding areas of Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse is a wealth of domestic and international companies that play a large part in this local and global economy. As the Executive Director, Global Chamber® Buffalo, Chris is committed to helping these companies and stakeholders expand upon their global reach related to:

  1. Exploring new international markets related to import and export trade,
  2. Knowledge and opportunities maximizing their global supply chain. 
  3. Education events on international law and finance.
  4. Obtaining a full understanding of international compliance.

Whether you are a one person company to the large multinational corporation, the Global Chamber® Buffalo is here to assist.

Member: Global Chamber, D'Youville College Business Department Advisory Board Member



Contact Us to Learn More!

Telephone:  855-476-9845

Email: buf@globalchamber.org


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