MEMBER OF THE WEEK

September 9, 2021

As co-chair of AAEI’s Export Compliance and Facilitation Committee, Michelle Forte leads one of the Association’s key substantive committee initiatives. The Export Committee is working to make exporting easier by streamlining the export process. The committee is seeking to reinstate post departure filings and currently is awaiting publication of regulations for routed export transactions.

At H.B. Fuller, Michelle serves as Global Trade Compliance Director. She has more than 25 years’ experience in developing and leading global trade teams. Her resume includes top positions at Ernst & Young, Amazon Web Services, Charter Brokerage and BASF.

At each stop along the way of Michelle’s career, she has advocated for AAEI membership and has been a consistent leader. Michelle is a former member of AAEI’s Board of Governors and is credited with guiding AAEI through financial challenges while she served as Treasurer. Michelle volunteers her time and expertise for AAEI’s growth and has earned her colleagues continued gratitude.