Chairman Reed Travels to Florida to Engage with Regional Trade and Business Leaders

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Chairman Reed Travels to Florida to Engage with Regional Trade and Business Leaders

Chairman Reed Travels to Florida to Engage with Regional Trade and Business Leaders
Chairman Reed wrapped up a three-day visit to Florida, which started in Tampa, with two days in the Miami area, where she met with a cross-section of 150 EXIM customers, business owners, bankers, and community leaders to underscore how EXIM can support American jobs by helping U.S. businesses export their “Made in the U.S.A.” products around the world. Alex Sanchez, CEO of the Florida Bankers Association who is a member of the EXIM Advisory Committee was an outstanding host; showcasing Florida’s powerhouse banking and trade sectors. She also visited two small business partners,Motortronics and Ben Kaufman Sales Co., both of which highlight EXIM’s role in helping companies grow and flourish.

In Tampa, Chairman Reed delivered remarks at the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) 2020 Shifting Trade conference, addressing audience of more than 100 public and private-sector leaders in the shipping industry, In Miami, she delivered a keynote address to nearly 100 Florida Bankers Association Leadership Forum participants, highlighting how EXIM partners, but does not compete, with private-sector commercial lenders and insurance brokers nationwide to empower U.S. businesses to increase their exports.

Also while in Miami, Chairman Reed spoke at a minority business town hall meeting hosted by the Florida Export Finance Corp. (FEFC) and the Miami Minority Business Development Agency Export Center (MBDA). She discussed how EXIM partners with private-sector commercial lenders and insurance brokers nationwide to deliver financial products and services that can help U.S. companies of all sizes successfully compete around the world.

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