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Bank of America

Carter Waddel

  • Over 25 years of experience in export trade finance
  • Ex-Im Bank, SBA, and OPIC lending for exporters
  • Export credit insurance
  • Extensive business development experience with multinational firms from Asia / Europe / Middle East / Latin America
  • Focus on technology companies, government contractors, distributors, and manufacturers
  • Cross border banking. Assisting US firms expanding overseas and foreign multinational firms investing in the USA 
International Code Council, Vice President of Global Services

Judy Zakreski

  • International market entry strategies
  • Trade policy
  • Standards & Technical Barriers to Trade
  • Construction/Building Safety Industry
  • China business strategies (exporting, licensing, partnering, seeking investment)
  • Export finance
  • Negotiation of distribution agreements
  • Regulatory compliance

Ex-Officio Members

DC Dept. of Small & Local Business Development

Jonathan Brady

VA Economic Development Partnership

Paul Grossman

  • International business development
  • U.S. state international trade program management
  • International trade missions and market research
  • Public-private sector partnerships for international trade
  • State and local economic development