Barry Kolodkin was a writer for ThoughtCo on the topic of U.S. foreign policy. He is a business consultant, frequent speaker and writer, and expert on U.S. relations in Eastern Europe. In addition to his career in international business, he was a Special Counselor to the Prime Minister of Romania and analyzed NATO issues for the Office of the Secretary of Defense at The Pentagon.
Through his consulting business, Kolodkin helps companies and organizations grow their presence in emerging markets.
In addition to spending six years at The Pentagon as a contractor with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, he provided on-site support at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in 1988-1989. Barry Kolodkin is the lead author of the "Best-Practice Guide for a Positive Business and Investment Climate," which has been translated into four languages. In addition to his work in foreign policy, Kolodkin has been an international project manager and executive with companies such as GRC International and Prometric.
Barry Kolodkin holds a Master of Arts degree in Security Policy Studies from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. He graduated with a B.A. in Politics from Brandeis University.
Author of "Best-Practice Guide for a Positive Business and Investment Climate"
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