THE

U.S. - MEXICAN

DEVELOPMENT

CORPORATION

USMDC

RESUME

JEFFREY B. PETERS

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EXPERIENCE:

1978-Present

President & CEO, The U.S.-Mexican Development Corporation (USMDC).
Serves as New Business Development Consultant and Dealmaker for Owners, Investors, and CEO's.  Assists U.S. and Mexican clients in major export transactions; selecting business partners; assembly plant start-up; mergers and acquisitions, buying, selling companies as well as equity and debt financing,  and debt collection.  Successfully completed over 100 U.S.-Mexican Business transactions - 7 Hotel Resort Projects, including the first "world class" North American Retirement Community with US Medical Services in Mexico, plus 1 commercial real estate project in Mexico City.

1979-Present

President & CEO, The U.S.-Chinese Development Company (USCDC).

1979-1980

Executive Director, U.S.-Mexico Quadripartite Commission. An organization founded by former Senator Jacob Javits and Henry Ford II, and supported by the Presidents of Mexico and the USA. Arranged 7 joint venture projects and policy changes on behalf of thirty U.S. and Mexican corporate CEO's. Named Executive Director Emeritus, December, 1980.

1976-1978

Corporate Loan Officer, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. Directed new corporate business development plan with Avis, Canon, Michelin, Grumman, Union Carbide, American Flavor and Fragrance, and others. This effort brought in 7 new accounts, and over $70 million in new business.

1974-1975

World Bank - Independent Consultant. Assisted in the design of $3
billion Mexican project, and financial analysis of $100 million loan, which was approved by the World Bank Board of Directors.

1971-1973

Ford Foundation - Independent Consultant. Directed Performance Review of Mexican Agribusiness Project under guidance of CIMMYT and Plan Puebla. Made recommendations to Secretary of Agriculture. Assignment resulted from interview with Norman Borlaug, 1970 Nobel Prize recipient.

EDUCATION:

1966-1970

Harvard College. B.A. Cum Laude in Government. Participated in "The International Honors Program," a 1 year around-the-world research/study program.

1971

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, DC, coursework in Latin American Development Economics.

1972-73

University of the Americas, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico. M.A. degree under Ford Foundation Fellowship.

1976

Manufacturers Hanover Management Training Course.

1978

New York University Business School, New York, New York. Took course entitled: "How to Start Your Own Business" and proceeded to become founder of USMDC.

DIRECTORSHIPS and MEMBERSHIPS:

1993-Present

Corporate Member of the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico (AMCHAM).

1990-1993

Director, U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (merged with MCCUS 1990).

1985-1990

Director, Mexican Chamber of Commerce of the United States (MCCUS).

1989-1999

Member: Americas Society, New York, New York.

1978-1981

Treasurer, Vice President and/or Director of the Forum for Corporate Responsibility, New York, New York.

PUBLIC SERVICE:

1995-2000

Chairman of We The People, and independent candidate for President of the United States of America in 2000.

1991-1994

Gubernatorial Appointee as "member of the Export-Trade Panel, as an executive officer in a small to medium business engaged in export trade," by Gov. Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. of Connecticut.

1991

Selected to be in Who's Who Among Rising Americans.

1989-1990

Member: Trade Advisory Committee of Connecticut under the leadership of Congressman Sam Gejdenson of the 2nd District of Connecticut.

1983-Present

Member of League of Women Voters

1988-1989

Member: Development Committee of The International Honors Program.

1986-1994

Charter Member: The Ambassadors' Roundtable/Forum for World Affairs, Stamford, CT.

1983

Selected as one of the "Outstanding Young Men of America."