Carter Waddell

Bank of America
  • 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 

Judy Zakreski, President & CEO

International Codes Council
  • Providing clarity and pragmatism to Western medical device companies about their options for China market entry or investment, and designing/implementing a plan to achieve their defined China market goals.
  • Guiding Chinese medical device companies in a strategic assessment of the US healthcare market and developing/implementing a plan to achieve successful market entry.
  • Strategic identification of new partners and products
  • Planning for and sourcing equipment required to establish new healthcare facilities
  • Negotiation of distribution agreements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Oversight of the documentary collection, financing, and export processes

Ex-Officio Members

Jonathan Brady

DC Dept. of Small & Local Business Development

Paul Grossman

VA Economic Development Partnership
  • 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