NADEC Board of Directors at the Annual Export Conference in 2022

Your NADEC Board of Directors

Each have special expertise in international trade and are dedicated to helping businesses across the nation develop global sales.



Jonathan Szucs

Mid-Atlantic representative, Chairman

General Manager, Advanced Superabrasives, Inc.

Anne Burkett

southern representative, Vice-Chair, chair of events committee

Executive Director, North Alabama International Trade Association

mike salerno

Michael Salerno

at-large representative, Treasurer, Events Committee

Vice President, Global Banking Group, First National Bank of Omaha

Karen Wyman

northeast representative, Secretary, events committee

Senior Manager, Global Export Licensing, Teledyne FLIR

Urszula Wojciechowska

At-large representative, Communications Officer, Events Committee

Ambassador for the Coalition of NE Companies for Trade


Jim Anderson

Southwest representative, Education & Outreach committee

Owner, ETCetera International, Inc.

Tom Cook

Northeast representative, education & outreach committee

Managing Director, Blue Tiger International

W.E. Da'Cruz

At-large Representative, Education & Outreach Committee, events committee

Co-Founder, VGC Group and the Mushroom Angel Co

david day

Pacific South Representative, Co-Chair, trade policy Committee

Chairman, Global Risk Mitigation Foundation

Tom Dustman

Midwest Representative, Co-Chair, Education & outreach Committee, trade policy

International Sales Director, Sunnen Products Company

Zaheer Faruqi

Southern Representative, events committee

CEO, Aventure Aviation

Mark Garfield

Pacific North Representative

Head Global Financial Institutions, Zions Bancorp

Richard Grana

Great Lakes Representative, Trade Policy Committee

President, Impex-EMC Company

James L. Haynes, III

Great Lakes representative

Director Business Development/Customs Broker Rohlig USA

Sheriah Johnson

At-large representative, Co-Chair, Education & outreach Committee

Trade Compliance Manager, NCR

Eugene Laney

Mid-Atlantic Representative

President and CEO, American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI)

Fred Latuperissa

pacific south representative, education & outreach committee

President, EXIM20/20 Group, LLC

Luke Lindberg

midwest representative, Co-Chair, Trade Policy Committee

Principal, E Pluribus Unum, LLC

Russ Monk

Pacific North representative, education & outreach committee

Co-Founder, High Impact Technology

Brenda Stelly

southwest representative, Communications and Events committees

President, Oil Center Research International, LLC


Mark Ballam

Associate, education & outreach committee

Managing Director, Wendy Gillespie Center for Advancing Global Business, San Diego State University

Nick Grooters

associate, trade policy committee

Director of International Sales and Hobby Sales, Super Glue Corporation

shawn levsen

Shawn Levsen


Brokerage Product Development Director, International Sales Manager, Major Account Manager, UPS

Mariano Parlato

Associate, Education & outreach committee

Country Manager, DISS

Tee Persad

associate, communications committee

Attorney|Consultant|Mediator, CPLS, PA

Sandy Renner

associate, education & outreach , trade policy committees

Chair of the Board, FasTrack Global Expansion Solutions Inc. 

jason risner


Vice president, sales & Marketing, Alliance Rubber Company

John Saylor

associate, trade policy committee

Deputy Director, International Trade Group, Commonwealth Trading Partners, Inc.

Susanne Stirling

associate, trade policy committee

Vice President, International Affairs, California Chamber of Commerce

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