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 Geofrroy Petit, FACC President and Constance Bost, FACC Executive Director.

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 Resources

Jacques Fox

Chef and Owner – Artisans

 

Christian Escudie

Honorary Chairman

Dennis Petito

Honorary Chairman
President and Founder –
Montrose Energy Capital Advisors

Alexis Andres – Consul

Honorary President
General Of France

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

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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