Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló today appointed Jennifer M. Storipan. Esq., as the new Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA) in Washington, DC, and James “Bo” Collins as a member of the Board of Directors of Invest Puerto Rico.
“I am grateful for the disposition and commitment Ms. Storipan and Mr. Collins have shown in taking this important step forward for the benefit of the people of Puerto Rico. I wish them much success in their new endeavors”, said Rosselló.
Ms. Storipan currently serves as PRFAA’s Director of Government Affairs. In this role, she spearheads the implementation of Puerto Rico’s public policy in Washington, DC.
Prior to working at PRFAA, Ms. Storipan worked for Congresswoman Joyce Beatty as a Legal and Legislative Advisor. She also worked for Lowenstein Sandler, LLP, and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York and the District of Columbia. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and studied law at The Ohio State University.
“I thank Governor Rosselló for entrusting me with the task of leading the government’s public policy efforts as Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration. I will continue to work tirelessly so that Puerto Rico continues to be a priority in Washington, DC”, said Jennifer Storipan.
In the year 2000, Collins served as Senior Vice President of El Paso Merchant Energy, where he worked on natural gas and led the sales team to achieve over one billion dollars in yearly income.
More recently, Collins has presided Mercantile Global Holdings in Puerto Rico, the first international bank focused on digital assets.
“I am proud to have the Governor’s support in this new endeavor. I recognize Puerto Rico’s economic potential and I will work to achieve the administration’s public policy to make it known to the international markets that Puerto Rico is ready and open for business”, said Collins.
Moreover, Rosselló made the following appointments to the Board of the Directors of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust: Dr. Dara P. Schuster, Alicia Syrett, and Professor Ubaldo M. Córdoba-Figueroa.
“I am convinced the new appointees will continue leading the government’s agenda in Washington, DC and in Puerto Rico. These professionals have been successful in their careers and will be instrumental in the future economic success of Puerto Rico”, concluded Rosselló.