Board of Directors
President - Marie Forsberg-Mare
Ms. Forsberg-Mare is an experienced executive within B2B Marketing, Sales and Business Development on the global arena. She has a history of 15+ years as Product Manager/Director of Sales and Marketing of frequency control products for telecom applications. She is also a skilled market analyst, researcher and project manager, e.g. for development of digital tools for gathering, analyzing and visualizing data. As consultant and owner of SveUS she utilizes her skills and experience to provide leadership, project management, strategic planning, process improvements and creative support such as website building, copywriting and social media.
Ms. Forsberg-Mare studied International Business & Marketing at IHM Business School and Business & Office Admin. at Handelsinstitutet Ehlins-Påhlmans, Stockholm.
Vice President - Tommy Postek
Mr. Postek is a Swedish born, US licensed attorney, currently working as a law clerk for Judge Edward Bronfin in Denver District Court. Mr. Postek received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame and his B.S. from Lynn University. He is licensed to practice law in Colorado.
Mr. Postek, originally from Malmö, joined SACC-CO in 2019. He looks forward to helping the organization achieve its goals; all while being ridiculed for his proud Scanian dialect.
Treasurer - Ashley Warsh
Ms. Warsh began her professional life as an International Marketing Intern at the Colorado Department of Agriculture, which blossomed into a full-time career as International Marketing and Business Development Specialist. Now, six years later, she continues to work with Colorado’s food and agriculture industry and promote it around the world.
She holds a BA in International affairs from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in International Business at the University of Colorado in Denver.
Director - Martin Erkander
Mr. Erkander is a global product manager with 7 years of experience working with supplying components for industries such as renewable energy, industrial automation, railway and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. He joined SACC-CO in 2018 and the SACC-CO board in 2020 where he is doing work for the young professionals committee.
Mr. Erkander holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Linköping University.
Director - Ulrika Grau
Ms. Grau is a financial controller with over 15 years experience working with large international corporations as well as start-ups in the media, technology and manufacturing industries. Her background includes big 5 auditing, corporate financial controlling, and consulting.
Ms. Grau holds a BS and MA in Finance from the University of Uppsala, Sweden.
Director - Josephine Gutentoft
Ms. Gutentoft is a Sommelier and Restaurant Manager and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts from Örebro University, Sweden, Campus Grythyttan.
Ms. Gutentoft has worked in fine dining restaurants for 20 + years in Sweden, South Africa and the US. She is currently working at the Ritz-Carlton in Denver.
Director - Milla Lindqvist
Ms. Lindqvist is a management consultant with 10+ years of experience in management consulting. Her consulting assignments have been mainly within Strategic Business Development, IT Strategy and Program Management in various industries and ranging from small start-ups to big global corporations. She is passionate about bringing the best innovative products/services/technologies/leadership cultures from the Nordic Countries to the USA and vice versa.
Ms. Lindqvist holds a Doctor of Science (Econ.), International Business from the Helsinki School of Economics since 2007.
Director and Honorary Member - Don Peterson
Mr. Donald Glenn Peterson, Attorney at Law, has extensive experience helping clients navigate through the complexities of estate planning, estate administration and elder law.
The position as Honorary Consul of Sweden is filled by Mr. Peterson in which he covers the states of Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico.
Director - Jennie Scanlan
Ms. Scanlan has a background in Business Development working with the State of Colorado, Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation. Now running her own Virtual Assistant & Business Development consulting firm, she assists small business owners and entrepreneurs in the areas of business organization, product development, planning, marketing, administration, and social media management.
Ms. Scanlan holds a Master’s Degree in International Business from the Baltic Business School, in Kalmar Sweden.
Director - Nicklas Wihlborg
Mr. Wihlborg is a Bioprocess Engineer at Avexis, producing gene therapy treatments for people born with rare diseases. In addition, he is involved in the startup ecosystem around Colorado and is passionate about sustainable and innovative business solutions.
Mr. Wihlborg holds a B.Sc. in Biomedical Science from University of South Florida, and a M.Sc. in Technical Entrepreneurship from University of Notre Dame.
Please know that you as a member always are warmly welcome and encouraged to attend SACC-CO board meetings.
2021 meetings are scheduled for:
April - December TBD
For more information about location and time please contact: email@example.com