Mr. Doug Muszynski

Senior Vice President, PNC Corporate Banking

JASCO President

Doug Muszynski is Senior Vice President of PNC’s Corporate Banking group in Central Ohio.  As Market Leader, he leads a team of Corporate Bankers to grow, retain, and attract long term client relationships and serve as their client’s trusted financial partner through needs based solutions. Responsibilities include: Lead a group of Corporate Banking Relationship Managers to exceptional financial results; Maintain PNC's superior credit quality; Develop personnel talent for current and future achievement; Assist in the allocation of PNC resources in the Central Ohio community.


Previously, Doug was PNC’s Credit Manager for Central Ohio.  His responsibilities included managing the commercial loan portfolio of the Central Ohio region to balance portfolio growth and maintain superior credit management, low credit losses, and provide superior value to stockholders.  He approved the extension of credit for a variety of clients of varying degrees of complexity so as to provide financial solutions to borrowers that are consistent with the bank’s risk management parameters and return requirements.

Doug earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Ohio University in 1989, his Masters degree in 1994 from the University of Dayton and is a 2005 graduate of Leadership Columbus.  He entered the financial services industry in 1987 and has extensive experience in credit administration, commercial banking and retail banking.


Ms. Noriko Mills

Unit Lead, American Honda Motor Company, Inc.

JASCO President-Elect

Bio coming soon


Mr. Anthony Weis

Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

JASCO Immediate Past President

Chair, Development Committee

Chair, Nominating Committee

Tony Weis is a Partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the corporate group. Tony represents and counsels public and private companies on a broad range of legal matters, including corporate governance, business formation, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, contract negotiations, disclosure and reporting under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and regulatory compliance. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to assisting Japanese companies in establishing and operating U.S. affiliates and joint ventures. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Tony received his J.D. summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and received his B.S.B.A summa cum laude from Bowling Green State University. Tony has served on the Board of Directors of Greater Columbus Sister Cities International since 2014.

Tony began his service on the JASCO Board in 2009.

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Mr. Akio Seino

Director, Japanese Business Services, GBQ Partners, LLC

JASCO Treasurer

Akio Seino is a Japanese native US CPA with extensive experiences in international and intercultural communication in the areas of accounting, audit, tax, manufacturing industry, cross border transactions and cross cultural decision making.
As a Director of Japanese Business Services at GBQ, Akio understands the current needs of Japanese companies in Ohio and find their solutions, connecting Japanese businesses with GBQ resources in the area of accounting, tax, and consulting, and advising Japanese companies ever changing business environment, regulations, and compliance needs.
Akio has 30 years of experiences in Public accounting in Japan, Hawaii, and Ohio, recently serving over 100 automotive suppliers and other Japanese businesses throughout Ohio and the Midwest, assisting Japanese executives doing business in the US and American executives doing business with Japanese companies and executives.
Akio is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.


Ms. Sachiyo Isoda Peterson

Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

JASCO Secretary

Sachiyo is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office. She counsels and assists clients in the highly complex area of immigration, nationality, and employer sanctions (I-9) law. She focuses her practice on employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for her clients’ global workforces. She helps clients maintain seamless business processes, including the attraction and the retention of international talent. Her practice spans various industries, including manufacturing, retail, universities, health care, agriculture and other corporations. At times, she also assists in family-based immigration matters.


Sachiyo received her J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law. She received her B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky


Mr. Mitsugu Matsukawa


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Mr. Phil Barth

Former Honorary Consul General of Japan in Ohio


Mr. Yoshihiro Hidaka

President and CEO, Hidaka USA

Chair, Programming Committee


Dr. Hiroaki Kawamura

Associate Professor of Japanese, Director of Modern Language, and the University International Relations Representative and Liaison, University of Findlay


Mr. Eric Riehl

Vice President, Humble Construction


Chair, Membership Committee


Mr. Isao Shoji

Managing Principal,
TSG Advice Partners


Ms. Monica Wilson

Vice President, Employee Benefits, USI Insurance Services


Dr. Kasumi Yamazaki

Associate Professor of Japanese, Department of World Languages & Cultures, University of Toledo

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Mr. Hiroshi Fukuda

President, Nissin Travel Services, Inc.


Mr. John Kahle

Division Head, Manufacturing & Development Legal Support Division, American Honda Motor Company, Inc.

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Mr. Scott Kuehn

Senior Manager - Economic & Business Development, 
American Electric Power


Mr. Chris Petersen


Ms. Deborah Scherer

Managing Director, Global Trade and Investment, One Columbus

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Mr. Trevor Warren

‪Shareholder, Assurance & Advisory Services, Schneider Downs & Co., Inc.


Dr. Isao Yamakawa

Information Scientist, Department of Physical & Applied Chemistry, CAS, A Division of the American Chemical Society