Speaker Biographies

*Over 60 presenters are expected to confirm their participation. Speaker bios are being uploaded as they become available.

Abby Daniell

Commercial Director, U.S. Embassy Costa Rica

Aileen Nandi

Regional Senior Commercial Officer for Central America

Darrel Ching

Deputy Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Singapore

Ellen Lenny-Passagno

Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Chile

Geoffrey Bogart

Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Jordan

Jan Blaho

Director of Supply Chain Finance, U.S. Export-Import Bank

Jeff Hamilton

Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Colombia

Joe Kaesshaefer

Senior Commercial Officer, Sydney, Australia

John Coronado

Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy Panama

John O’Gara

Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group, SBA

Juan Manuel Solana

Consul of Mexico, Detroit, Michigan

Kenza El-Amrani

Commercial Specialist, U.S. Consulate Casablanca, Morocco

Maria Andrews

Senior Commercial Officer, Tel Aviv, Israel

Maria Galindo

Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy South Korea

Michelle O’Connor

Global Compliance Director, The Lubrizol Corporation

Michael Allocca

President, Allocca Enterprises

Michael Sheridan

Director, Global Trade Strategy & Policy, Ford Motor Company

Nathan Regan

U.S. Country Manager, Bahrain Economic Development Board

Nicole DeSilvis

Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Guatemala

Paul Fudacz

Senior Associate, Braumiller Law Group

Rafael Patiño

Dominican Republic

Romaine Seguin

President, UPS Americas Region

Rossana Lobo

Acting Head of Section, Honduras

Sean Kelley


Steve Alley

Deputy Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Mexico

Susan Whitney

Director, Cleveland U.S. Export Assistance Center

Tom Geoghegan

Executive Director, Southern Ontario Region, Canada Border Services Agency

Yannick Greiner

International OEM/Sales Director, Rugged Liner