Members

Chairman

Vice-Chairman

Aaron Miller

Virginia SBDC & George Mason University
  • International Sales and Business Development
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Market entry and expansion strategies
  • International B2B matchmaking and Networking
  • Custom training programs
  • International soft-landing services for US market entry
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Global Impact
  • Higher education and university based programs

Treasurer

Katherine O'Keefe

Export Consulting Services, LLC
  • Air and Ocean Freight Shipping Strategies
  • Logistics Seminars
  • Export Compliance for new Exporters
  • Overcoming foreign Customs Clearance challenges
  • Viability Analysis of exporters’ targeted products
  • Cargo Aircraft Charter Planning
  • Over 30 years of international experience in the Freight Forwarding and Airline Cargo Business.

Marketing Committee

Ross Ensor

ISI Consultants
  • Middle East/Africa/Europe/Asia/North & South America
  • Engineering/Healthcare/IT/Manufacturing/Energy
  • Product & Service exports
  • Market entry strategies & in-country set-up
  • International sales & marketing
  • Government lobbying
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Market research & analysis
  • International contracting
  • Strategic partner searches & due diligence

Michael Filchock

HSBC Bank-USA
  • International product sales and business development
  • Export trade finance and trade services
  • HSBC Receivables Finance
  • Cross-border banking and account opening
  • Trade and Supply Chain Financing
  • Ex-Im Bank, SBA and OPIC lending for exporters
  • Export credit insurance (Ex-Im Bank and private sector)
  • Speaker on trade finance and international payment methods
  • Foreign Exchange

Mario C. Winterstein

IBDGi – International Business Development Group, Inc.
  • Business and Market Feasibility Studies
  • Complete Marketing and Sales Strategic Plans
  • Complete Plan Implementation Support
  • SWOT Analyses
  • Market Readiness Assessment
  • Market Dimensioning and Targeting
  • Distribution Channel Development
  • International Business Culture Coaching
  • Customized Product Development, Marketing and Sales Strategies 
  • International Technical Service Support, Training and Parts Planning

Members

Debbie Askin

Team Askin Technologies
  • Middle East/Asia
  • U.S. & Foreign government contracting
  • Aviation Safety Services Exports
  • International Sales & Marketing
  • Ex-Im Bank services
  • Corporate Responsibility