lauraortega250x286Laura Ortega, Executive Director of the IBC, Illinois Chamber of Commerce. As an attorney licensed in Madrid and magister in foreign relations from the Diplomatic School of Spain, Laura’s most recent position prior to her role as Executive Director of the IBC was with the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation at the Legal Office for Consular Affairs in Madrid. Before that, she headed the Immigration and Naturalization Services at the Consulate General of Spain in Chicago. Laura is also the Founder & President of Lexpaña, an international consulting firm advising companies on multijurisdictional matters and access to global markets. Laura is EU of Counsel with Delaney Law.