Chris Domeny is the Honorary Consul of Hungary to North Carolina and South Carolina in the United States since 2014. He represents Hungarian interests in the assigned jurisdiction and works to foster bi-lateral relations in the commercial, economic, cultural, scientific, and social spheres. Chris supports efforts to increase foreign direct investment on both sides by facilitating conversations between US and Hungarian businesses, startups, investors, incubators, policy makers, and entrepreneurs.
Chris is a member of the North Carolina Consular Corps and an affiliate member of the South Carolina Consular Corps. He currently serves on the Charlotte International Cabinet and has had past leadership roles at the Consular Corps College and at the North Carolina Consular Corps.
Professionally, Chris is a senior manager within the Global Strategy & Enterprise Platforms at Bank of America. Previous roles within the bank include the global risk technology, eCommerce, technology adoption, and technology innovation areas. Before joining Bank of America, Chris held positions at the State of Bavaria Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology in New York and at the Eltec Group in Hungary and in Germany.
Chris received his Bachelor degree with focus on International Business from the University of South Carolina in 2000 and his MBA from the University of Rochester in 2007. He attended the Corvinus University and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics in Hungary and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences in Holland during his transient studies in Europe.
A strong believer in collaboration and knowledge exchange, Chris likes to bring people and ideas together to further business, economic, and social development at any scale.