Member of the Week

March 24, 2022

AAEI is spotlighting members who are helping lead the Association on key issues, initiatives and projects. This week, the spotlight is on James Min of LimNexus LLP. James has been an active AAEI member for many years and has been a panel speaker at AAEI annual conferences. At this year’s AAEI annual conference, James will …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

January 13, 2022

This weeks spotlight is on Virginia Thompson of Thomson Reuters. As chair of AAEI’s Nominating Committee, Virginia guides the Association’s leadership development effort. That includes finding new co-chairs for AAEI’s substantive committees and candidates for the governance committees, such as the Board of Governors. Virginia’s work, along with the other members of the Nominating Committee, …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

February 17, 2022

Linda has been actively involved with AAEI for over 10 years and is currently a Board member and the Vice-Chair, Events and Education. As Vice Chair of Events and Education, Linda provides a guiding hand for AAEI’s annual conferences (#AAEI2022) and webinars. She has shepherded AAEI’s conference program and policy development for more than four …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

March 10, 2022

AAEI is spotlighting members who are helping lead the Association on key issues, initiatives and projects. This week, the spotlight is on Christopher Smith of IKEA. Christopher has been a key member of AAEI’s drafting teams on the Association’s two biggest trade priorities over the last 12 months, Customs Modernization and Forced Labor compliance. He …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

November 8, 2021

This week’s spotlight is on Cindy Allen of FedEx. Cindy is co-chair of AAEI’s International Policy Committee (IPC) and has appeared as a panelist at numerous AAEI annual conferences representing both the private and the public sectors. Cindy is a former Executive Director of the ACE Business Office at U.S. Customs and Border Protection and …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

January 6, 2022

This week’s member spotlight is on Laura Rabinowitz of Greenberg Traurig LLP. As chair of AAEI’s Textiles, Apparel and Footwear Committee, Laura has been instrumental in the Association’s pursuit of the latest information on Forced Labor enforcement. Laura’s work in 2021 strengthened the Association’s relationship with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Apparel, Footwear and …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

October 1, 2021

This weeks spotlight is on Susan Kohn Ross of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MSK). Susan is a member of AAEI’s Industry Leadership Council (ILC) but her work is ongoing for almost all of AAEI’s substantive committees, making Susan the AAEI Member of the Week. Susan helped write AAEI’s letter to the Federal Maritime Commission …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

December 6, 2021

This week’s member spotlight is on Kevin Willis of Amazon. Kevin currently is a member of AAEI’s Industry Leadership Council and a former member of AAEI’s Board of Governors. Kevin has presented at multiple AAEI annual conferences over the years of his involvement with the Association, and is considered a leading voice on customs compliance, trade …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

August 26, 2021

As a long-serving member of AAEI’s Member Services Team, Alyson Hachey of MIC Customs Solutions has helped develop new member benefits and new membership options for the Association. She has provided consistency and a valued member perspective for more than four years. Alyson believes that volunteering is the active heart of a volunteer organization like …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

November 29, 2021

This week’s member spotlight is on Heather Litman of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt (GDLSK) LLP. Heather currently is a member of AAEI’s Board of Governors and centrally involved in a number of substantive AAEI committees, including the working groups developing AAEI’s 2021 talking points on Forced Labor and 21st Century Customs Framework. Heather’s contributions …

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