-Ambassador Terry Branstad
Business consulting with a competitive advantage. With nearly forty years’ experience in the U.S-China arena, the Branstad Churchill Group assists corporate leaders with strategic insight, risk management, market growth, and more.
Your bridge between the U.S. and China. From their time at the U.S. Embassy in China and beyond, the Branstad Churchill Group helps you navigate the complexities associated with conducting business in China and the United States.
Tapping growth opportunities. The U.S. and Chinese middle classes offer unlimited opportunity for financial growth. The Branstad Churchill Group guides you through political, cultural, and economic challenges presented in each market.
Bridging the Gap
Uniquely positioned to serve as a bridge between the U.S. and China, the Branstad Churchill Group offers organizations valuable business development and market strategy solutions, investment and trade opportunities, regulatory and political analysis, and public affairs guidance.
China and the United States are not only the largest economies in the world, but are home to the world’s largest middle classes, presenting nearly unlimited financial opportunity for multinational corporations looking to grow. U.S. and Chinese business leaders turn to the Branstad Churchill Group to help their organizations to navigate the unique political, cultural, and economic challenges presented in both markets.
We specialize in bringing strategic insight and solutions to corporate leaders and investors conducting business in China and the United States.
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Who We Are
Ambassador Terry E. Branstad served as the U.S. Ambassador to China from 2017-20. The former governor of Iowa, Branstad is the longest-serving governor in U.S. history. During his tenure, Ambassador Branstad’s two greatest achievements were the signing of the historic Phase One Trade Agreement between the U.S. and China in January of 2020 and successfully lobbying the Chinese government to stem the flow of fentanyl into America.
Steven W. Churchill, MNA is a strategic leader with broad experience in the public and private sectors and the nonprofit arena. Churchill served as Chief of Staff at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, working side by side with the Ambassador to advance the Embassy’s strategic priorities. Churchill has broad experience in federal, state, and local government. A former Iowa State Representative, he has advocated for a wide variety of causes on Capitol Hill in his capacity as chief of staff and as the chief executive of two internationally known associations.
As a Branstad Churchill Group client, you will work closely with Ambassador Branstad and Steve Churchill as they help you advance your strategic priorities. You will benefit from their behind-the-scenes knowledge and insight into the decision-making that shapes the U.S. policy toward China.