GABA Southern California is glad to report that Jim Jiao has been elected by the Board of Directors as its new Vice-Chair. Jim is Managing Partner of Transatlantic Investment Partners LLC, a U.S.-based investment advisor/manager providing private banking and wealth management services to international clients. Jim has been a GABA Southern California board member since 2019 and will continue as Regional Chair for San Diego. Jim brings not only a transatlantic but a transcontinental perspective, having served on the Board of Directors of the German American Business Chamber of South Florida and as VP of the German American Social Club in Miami, in addition to being the founding president of the German American Alliance of Florida. GABA Southern California is fortunate to have Jim bring his leadership experience to the German-American business community on this other sunny coast.