Year Founded :1986
Managing Director: Susumu (Sam) Takahashi, Katsuko (Kitty)Takahashi
1. Company’s services:
Washington Coordinators, Inc. is a highly personalized management consulting firm located in Bellevue, Washington. WCI specializes in providing research and consulting services to Japanese corporate clients interested in foreign investment in the United States, with strong emphasis on Washington State market. WCI also offers its professional services to U.S. companies for the expansion and improvement of their businesses in Japan and the Orient. All projects are directly conducted or supervised by Susumu Takahashi and Katsuko Takahashi, experienced in overseas business planning and development for over 40 years.
2. Our company’s mission & vision and how they relate to our international activities:
Based on 45 years of US-Japan business experience, to stay active as a bridge between the two countries in culture interpretation and economic development and to be a leader in educating of young people who will be next generation leaders in international business and goodwill ambassador. Every project we handled successfully in the past and will handle in the future are all related in this category of activity.
3. Company’s success in differentiating itself in the market:
We gave always unique and one of a kind consultation based on hands-on experience we went through for many years in export-import business, our living in Japan and Europe, teaching students, operation in hospitality business in State of Washington and in Japan.
4. Community service examples:
We contributed to the fund raising of Japan –America Society past recent two years, table chair of The North American Post Foundation event “ An Evening With Scott Oki” philanthropist to invite 20 guests at our tables, possibility finding of Japanese Art Fan exhibition with Bellevue Art Museum or others in the near future. We have done many volunteer works for the community including fund raising for Redmond High School volleyball team to go to Japan, birthday party for hospitalized girl, fund raising dinner for Yao Japanese garden, Bellevue Senior Center kitchen work etc. Many newspaper articles contribution to The North American Post and volunteer media reporter at Shikoku 2011 International Bicycle Ride event organized by Japanese Government Tourism Agency.
1. Washington State World Trade Club
2. Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington
3. US-Japan Council
4. Richard Hugo House (Writer's Club)
5. Bellevue Community Center
6. Washington State Kyoto-Jin Club
7. Japanese Business Owner's Club
8. Japanese Culinary Academy, Kyoto, Japan