Bonnie Glick

Deputy Administrator @ U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Bonnie Glick
Bonnie Glick, Former Senior Vice President, GlobalConnect Division @ Meridian

Before joining Meridian in May 2014 as the Senior Vice President for the GlobalConnect Division, Bonnie Glick worked for twelve years with IBM. Prior to her work at IBM, Bonnie served twelve years as a US diplomat in the Department of State.

While at IBM, Bonnie served in a variety of positions, ranging from Account Executive in the Global Business Services Division to Business Development Executive in IBM's storied Research Division. In Research she was responsible for forging the R&D relationships between IBM's scientific communities worldwide and clients throughout Latin America. Clients included industry, universities, and national governments. She was among the first IBMers to participate in the company's flagship Corporate Service Corps program where she was part of a global team assigned to work on pro bono projects in Sao Paolo, Brazil.

At the State Department she served tours of duty in the US Mission to the United Nations during Operation Desert Shield, in the US Embassy in Addis Ababa Ethiopia as the country transitioned out of 17 years of communist rule, and in the US Embassy in Managua Nicaragua in the period immediately after the electoral defeat of the Sandinistas. She returned to Washington to serve on the Secretary of State's Operations Center Staff followed by two years as a Senior Officer in the White House Situation Room, and then in the State Department's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs.

Bonnie holds a BA in Government/International Relations from Cornell University, an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University, and an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. She speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, Amharic, French and Russian.