Event Details

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

MONTENEGRO: Private Consultations with The Honorable Judy R. Reinke, U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro

Event Information

Date & time

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Washington, DC


Amanda Knarr at +1-917-650-4250 or aknarr@bciu.org

Individual consultations in Washington, D.C. with The Honorable Judy Reinke, Ambassador of the United States to Montenegro. 

These consultations allow a member to share updates on their company-specific issues.  Please indicate the amount of time you request for your appointment.

For more information, please contact Amanda Knarr at aknarr@bciu.org or +1-917-650-4250.


Biographical Information

The Honorable Judy Rising Reinke is the Ambassador of the United States to Montenegro, the fifth foreign service officer from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the first woman to be confirmed as Chief of Mission.

From June 2013 to August 2017, Ambassador Reinke served as Deputy Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (U.S.&FCS), and as acting Assistant Secretary/Director General. Under this role, she worked as chief operating officer, managing programs in 100 domestic offices across 75 countries. She served as Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, from 2010 to 2013. She also worked as Regional Director for Western Europe from 2008 to 2010. She was posted as Senior Commercial Officer in Manila, Philippines from 2005 to 2008, and in Bangkok, Thailand from 2002 to 2005.

Her early career includes Deputy Senior Commercial Officer in Jakarta, Indonesia from 1999 to 2002, Commercial Attaché in Bonn, Germany from 1993 to 1998, and Commercial Officer responsible for export control matters in Bern, Switzerland from 1990 to 1992. Her career began in  U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Export Administration from 1986 to 1990, and the International Trade Administration’s Import Administration from 1983 to 1986.

Ambassador Reinke holds a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs (MPA) from the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University and a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College.  She has also completed the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University.