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CAA promotes the interests
of Croatian-Americans

We Encourage...

...Congress and the Administration to support democratic developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina and to ensure that Croats enjoy equal rights

We Educate...

...the American public and decision makers on the need to support democratic development in Bosnia and Herzegovina

We Promote...

...the political involvement of the entire Croatian American community on these issues

We Provide...

...journalists, columnists, commentators and think tanks with factual, timely information regarding issues in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Who is involved
in the work of CAA?

We encourage every Croatian American to get involved with the CAA and to work with us in promoting our goals. CAA has a board of directors and an Executive Director who coordinate CAA’s efforts.

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    Valentino Grbavac

    Washington DC - Executive Director

    Valentino, based in DC, is the Executive Director of CAA. He is originally from Ljubuski, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with a Master’s degree from the Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies program. He attended Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota where he majored in Political Science and History and minored in Russian Studies.

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    John Z. Kosir

    Chicago - President

    John Kosir is an attorney in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. A Chicago native, John graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelors and a masters degree in accountancy. John went on to become a certified public accountant and worked as a financial analyst at Citadel prior to attending law school at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

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    Luka Misetic

    New York - Board Member

    Luka Misetic is a partner in the international law firm Squire Patton Boggs. Luka has extensive experience practicing before international courts and tribunals. With more than 20 years of trial experience, Luka has a national and international practice that focuses on representation of individuals, corporations and governments in complex commercial, civil, international criminal and international arbitration cases.

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    Marko Jurkovic

    Chicago – Treasurer

    Marko Jurkovic is a Financial Analyst in U.S. Bancorp’s Chicago office, where he helps lead a group that administers investment portfolios focused on mortgage securities, commercial loans, and corporate debt. Marko earned a B.A. in Political Science with a focus on International Relations from the University of Chicago.

  • Marko Yelich
    Marko Yelich

    Washington DC – Secretary

    Marko Yelich is a Senior Associate with Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP in McLean, Virginia. Marko focuses his practice on corporate immigration and assists companies in on developing strategies to hire and retain top global talent. Marko received his J.D. from The Catholic University of America and his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from John Carroll University.


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