SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlobeOne, a new technology company that has developed a mobile-based financial platform designed to provide access to banking products for the underserved and self-banked globally, today announced that Don Bonker, former U.S. congressman and author of America’s Trade Crisis, has joined the GlobeOne Advisory Board.
“I fundamentally believe that global financial inclusion is critical to enable everyone to have simple, affordable financial tools regardless of where they reside, so they can improve their lives and purchasing power,” said Congressman Bonker. “GlobeOne’s visionary concept is timely and vital to addressing inequality in access to financial services for individuals, families, communities and countries around the world. I’m proud to be a part of this effort.”
Congressman Bonker’s extensive experience in international investment and finance includes representation of some of Russia and China’s largest companies entering the U. S. market. He also formerly served as president of the International Management and Development Institute, a nonprofit organization that sponsored events throughout Europe, bringing together corporate leaders and senior U.S. officials to discuss transatlantic economic, trade and security issues. Bonker was also was head of the International Parliamentary Human Rights Foundation and a member of the Rhodes Scholarship Trust for the State of Washington.
From 1975 to 1989, Bonker served in the U.S. House of Representatives where he was a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, chairman of the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade, and headed former House Speaker Tip O’Neill’s Trade Task Force, which led to passage of the 1988 Omnibus Trade Act.
Mr. Bonker is currently an executive director at APCO Worldwide, a global communications firm, and a member of APCO’s International Advisory Council.
“We are proud to have a leader of Congressman Bonker’s stature on our Advisory Board,” said Michael Wolper, GlobeOne member and Chief Marketing Officer. “His perspective on global trade will help the GlobeOne community grow and thrive and his commitment to human rights aligns with our mission: to transform financial inequality through an empowered, supportive global community of members. We look forward to accomplishing great things together!”
Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, GlobeOne LLC is a financial technology company collaborating with a network of financial institutions around the world to create a truly global community. Through their patent-pending SocialBoost®, GlobeOne members collectively have the opportunity to earn a residual income stream from their banking relationships. In addition, they can instantly transfer funds domestically and internationally at no extra charge, establish a no-minimum demand checking account with debit card, and create a security / savings account with line of credit.
GlobeOne was founded by a community of entrepreneurs who recognize the potential of mobile technology to enable the world, for the first time ever, to have simple, affordable financial tools. Their mission is to create financial inclusion and financial opportunity for the growing number of dissatisfied and underserved by improving and enhancing their financial health and well being.
To learn more go to www.globeone.com.