Mathew Woodlee, Senior International Trade Specialist
Mathew first became affiliated with the U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) as an undergraduate in 1995 when he received the Ron Brown Fellowship administered by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. After graduate school in 2002, Mathew joined the USCS in Washington, D.C. at the E-Business Development Unit and then as an International Trade Specialist in the Baltimore U.S. Export Assistance Center. In 2005, he served as the Global Aerospace & Defense Team Leader while in Baltimore. In 2006, Mathew left federal service and was appointed as Director of International Trade for the State of New Mexico by Governor Bill Richardson. Mathew briefly joined a private consulting firm in late 2009 before returning to the USCS in October 2010 to serve in the Minneapolis office. Mathew holds an MBA in International Management and a BA in Political Science from the University of New Mexico. He is active in the local community in teaching graduate students, serving in Rotary and spending time with his wife and son.