This week, the spotlight is on Aaron Gothelf of The Walt Disney Company.
Aaron has been an AAEI member and leader for most of his career in international trade and currently serves on AAEI’s Executive Committee and AAEI’s Board of Governors. Aaron is Vice Chair of Membership and Education. On AAEI leaders’ Education Committee, Aaron currently is working on the future development of AAEI’s education program.
At The Walt Disney Company, Aaron currently is Principal Counsel of Global Trade. In his role, he advises internal clients on international trade compliance issues including customs, export control, economic sanctions, automation, and trade compliance program organization and execution.
Before working at Disney, Aaron served in consulting and legal roles including as in-house counsel for international trade for General Electric, Tyco International, and British Petroleum. He also served as a trade specialist for Motorola. Prior to that Aaron was in private law practice for a boutique international trade law firm.
Aaron has been an AAEI member for more than 20 years, proof that time flies when you love your work.