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Northeast Wisconsin International Business Network (NEWIBN)

The Northeast Wisconsin International Business Network (NEWIBN) is a forum for local companies to access current information on issues, practices and trends that influence all aspects of international trade. 

Network features: 

  • Speaker series - highlighting global thought leaders 
  • Discussions on current and emerging issues in global trade
  • Dialogue on global markets and business operations 
  • Networking opportunities 

Growing Your Business: Turning Export Opportunities Into Sales  |  Wednesday, June 10, 2015 

See how EXIM Bank and the Private Markets can help you safely achieve your goals. 

Speakers:

Denis Griffin 

Denis joined Ex-Im Bank as Director, Minneapolis Regional Office and helped open the office in July 2012. Mr. Griffin brings a 25-year career in business development and sales. From 2003 to 2009, he was the Minneapolis Regional Manager for Atradius Trade Credit Insurance where he gained valuable experience in export credit insurance (a product that Ex-Im Bank also provides to support U.S.-made exports). Prior to Atradius, Mr. Griffin worked for some of the world's leading electronics companies including Philips Electronics of The Netherlands and Kyocera Corporation of Japan. 

Mr. Griffin graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia and earned an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis.

 

Ursula Wegrzynowicz

Ursula joined Trade Acceptance Group, Ltd. (TAG) as Principal and opened the Chicago office on June 1, 2007. She has nearly 20 years of international trade experience having worked for US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) and as an international banker for two of the largest international banks in the U.S. At TAG Ursula counsels U.S. based companies, and their banks, on innovative trade finance solutions to increase sales, mitigate non-payment risks and access new financing. TAG is consistently one of the top three most active brokers for Ex-Im Bank, brokering the majority of policies issued to Wisconsin companies using Ex-Im Bank. TAG was named Ex-Im Bank “Broker of Year” in 2012, 2008 and 2002. TAG is also one of largest non-direct brokers for a couple of the largest private insurance carriers.   

Ursula received her bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in Spanish and international studies, from Loyola University Chicago, and her masters degree in international affairs from American University, Washington, DC. She is active in the international trade community by participating in the International Credit Executives of Wisconsin, the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago, the Midwest Global Trade Association and the International Traders of Iowa. She holds an appointment to the Illinois District Export Council. Ursula resides in Park Ridge, IL with her husband Tom, three young daughters and their dog Lucky. 

Next Meeting:

Growing Your Business: Turning Export Opportunities into Sales 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015  |  7:30-10 a.m.  |  The Corporate Conference Center at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Entrance 5B 

See how EXIM Bank and the Private Markets can help you safely achieve your goals 

Cost: $39.00 (includes a light breakfast) 

Register Today

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Topic: Growing Your Business: Turning Export Opportunities into Sales 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 
 
The Corporate Conference Center at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Entrance 5B

Cost: $39.00 (includes a light breakfast)

Register Now

Contact Us

Nancy Peters 
920-735-4844
petersn@fvtc.edu 

Frank Stainton
920-498-6301
frank.stainton@nwtc.edu


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