About Us

Serving the French American community

The French American Chamber of Commerce mission is to foster strong economic relations among Houston & French speaking enterprises, through networking, knowledge sharing & commercial services. We support & connect France to Houston.

Serving the French American community

The French American Chamber of Commerce mission is to foster strong economic relations among Houston & French speaking enterprises, through networking, knowledge sharing & commercial services. We support & connect France to Houston.

Networking

The FACC organizes business & social events to foster the relationships within the French American community.

  • Happy Hours
  • Art of Business
  • Beaujolais Nouveau

Knowledge

Through workshops, programs & conferences the FACC addresses the needs of people relocated to Houston & willing to learn. Thanks to these opportunities, the FACC provides information and a space to share experiences.

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Commercial services

The FACC offers business development & settlement support services, for companies targeting the USA & especially Houston’s area. The FACC also supports US enterprises interested in doing business in France or with French speaking interlocutors.
The FACC undertakes consulting missions, made to measure & visibility services for enterprises. Our expertise & network encompasses a variety of fields such as law, accounting, real estate, banking, public relations, marketing, HR & more.

Our Board

Executive team led by Geoffroy Petit, FACC President and Constance Bost, FACC Executive Director.

Geoffroy Petit

FACC President
FACC Houston

 

Richard De Moucheron

FACC Vice President
HR Director Global Operation, Schlumberger

Jerome Pelletan

FACC Treasurer
CFO NA, Air Liquide

John Eldridge

FACC Secretary
Partner, Haynes & Boone

Jean-François Bonneté

FACC Chairman
CEO, BCI Bonneté

Christian Escudie

FACC Honorary Chairman
FACC Houston

Dennis Petito

FACC Honorary Chairman
Montrose Energy Capital Advisors

Alexis Andres

Consul General of France in Houston
Consulate of France in Houston

Marie-Helene Ben Samoun

Partner and Managing Director
Boston Consulting Group

MaryAnne Brelinsky

President
EDF Energy Services

Nicolas De Coignac

Senio Vice President Vallourec North America  

Patrick De Talancé

Head of NA Energy
Credit Agricole

Jacques Fox

Chef and Owner
Artisans Restaurant

 

Ed Hirs

Managing Director
Hillhouse Resources

Elizabeth Hunter

Managing Director and Senior Banker
Société Générale

 

Magdeleine Idzal

FACC
Houston

Kimberly Johnston

Partner, E&Y
& Founder, Good Works Houston

Marie Maitre

Communication Advisor
Total

Stephen Newton

Partner
Russell Reynolds

Rebecca Rabinow

Director
Menil Collection

Cheryl Reed

Regional Sales Director
United Airlines

Franck Trochet

VP Finance US
Total

Stephen Vuong Nguyen

VP – Sr. Business Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo

Anthony Yeremian

VP North America
Jarvis Legal

Our Board

Geoffroy Petit

President

 

Jean-François Bonneté

Chairman
CEO – BCI Consulting

John Eldridge

Secretary
Partner – Haynes & Boone

Roseline Chapel

Executive Vice President
M&A Director, Schlumberger

Jerome Pelletan

Treasurer
CFO NA – Air Liquide

Nicolas De Coignac

CEO – Vallourec NA

 

Magdeleine Idzal

Isabelle Kieffer

Ed Hirs

Managing Director –
Hillhouse Ressources

Jacques Fox

Chef and Owner – Artisans

 

Christian Escudie

Honorary Chairman

Dennis Petito

Honorary Chairman
President and Founder –
Montrose Energy Capital Advisors

Alexis Andres – Consul

General Of France
Honorary President

Anthony Yeremian

Director – Jarvis Software N.A.

Stephen Newton

Partner – Russel Reynolds

Patrick De Talancé

Head of NA Energy – Credit Agricole

Marie Maitre

Communication Advisor – Total

Sophie Zurquiyah

COO and SEVP Geology – CGG

Rebecca Rabinow

Director – Menil Collection

Kimberly Johnston

Partner – E&Y, Founder – Good Works Houston

Stephen V. Nguyen

VP – Wells Fargo

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