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  • Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1998
    Emphasis: International Relations (Political Science), Economics, and Peace Studies; Minor: Spanish
    Activities: AIESEC Internship, Executive Business English Instructor, Mexico City, Mexico, Summer Semester 1998; Student Veterinary Research Assistant, Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, 1996–1998; Study Abroad: Mexico–Cuernavaca and Guadalajara, Winter Semester 1995, Centro Bilingue and Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara

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  • Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC) Interagency Trade Officer Course, 2012
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation Course, 2011
  • LACBFFA, U.S. Customs Broker Exam Preparation Course, 2010
  • USDOC Bureau of Industry and Security, How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program, 2009
  • U.S. Census Bureau, AES Compliance Seminar, 2009
  • USDOE BIE (Title VIB), Directors' Conference, 2008 and 2010
  • Ex-Im Bank Delegated Authority (for Lenders), 2008
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Enterprise Development Network, 2008
  • Certified NxLevel Instructor, 2007
  • USDOC BIS, Complying with U.S. Export Controls, 2007
  • Heartland Economic Development Graduate (CEcD training), 2006
  • The Extraordinary Leader: Going from Good to Great, 2005
  • Basic Supervision, 2004
  • Influencing for Win-Win Outcomes, 2004
  • Situational Leadership, 2004
  • Employee Performance Planning and Appraisal, 2004
  • Access 2000 Introduction and Intermediate, 2003
  • NAFTA Certificate and Rules of Origin, 2003
  • GLOBE: Global Leadership Opportunities for Business Executives, 2002
  • Diversity Training, 2002
  • Creating a Customer-Centered Culture Video Workshop, 2002
  • NAFSA F-1 Regulations for Beginners, 2000

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