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.


shawn levsen

Shawn Levsen

southwest representative, Chairman

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


Jonathan Szucs

Mid-atlantic representative, Vice Chair & Chair of Events Committee

General Manager, Advanced Superabrasives, Inc.

Anne Burkett

southern representative, Secretary

Executive Director, North Alabama International Trade Association

mike salerno

Michael Salerno

mid-west representative, Treasurer

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

Jason Risner

southern representative, Communications Officer

Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Alliance Rubber Company


Scott Blacklin

Mid-Atlantic Representative, trade policy committee

Principal & CEO, Blacklin & Associates

W.E. Da'Cruz

At-large Representative, Education & Outreach 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

Chuck Fiske

At-large representative, Trade Policy Committee

Global Trade Compliance Specialist, Valvoline

Miles Hansen

Pacific North Representative, Trade Policy Committee

President & CEO, World Trade Center Utah

Peter Coromilas Jones

Great Lakes Representative, Trade Policy Committee

Global Vice President, SmartMatic

Fred Latuperissa

pacific south representative, education & outreach committee

President, EXIM20/20 Group, LLC

Luke Lindberg

at-large representative, Events & Communications committees

Principal, E Pluribus Unum, LLC

Ernesto Pinal

Pacific north representative, Co-chair, trade policy committee

Managing Director, Export Optimizers

Sheriah Richardson

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

Trade Compliance Manager, NCR

Brenda Stelly

southwest representative, Communications committee

President, Oil Center Research International, LLC

Kelly Watkins

great lakes representative, education & outreach committee

President, Expressive Concepts

Urszula Wojciechowska

Northeast representative, Co-Chair, Communications Committee

Executive Director, Coalition of New England Companies for Trade

Karen Wyman

northeast representative, education & outreach committee

Senior Manager, Global Export Licensing, Teledyne FLIR


Mark Ballam

Associate, education & outreach committee

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

Jay Carreiro

associate, trade policy committee

Representative, Foreign Commercial Service, American Foreign Services Association

Nick Grooters

associate, trade policy committee

Director of International Sales and Hobby Sales, Super Glue Corporation

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. 

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