Spotlight

Meet trade industry leaders doing the work to advance the profession — many through AAEI initiatives, programming, and committee involvement.

Conference Speaker of the Week: Nasim Fussell

AAEI’s 103rd Annual Conference and Expo will be held in Fort Lauderdale, June 10-12, 2024, with a focus on trade challenges facing importers and exporters and the strategies required to meet them. As the event approaches, AAEI is featuring many of this year’s conference speakers. The spotlight this week is on Nasim Fussell of Lot...

Conference Speaker of the Week: Steve Johnsen

AAEI’s 103rd Annual Conference and Expo will be held in Fort Lauderdale, June 10-12, 2024, with a focus on trade challenges facing importers and exporters and the strategies required to meet them. As the event approaches, AAEI is featuring many of this year’s conference speakers. The spotlight this week is on Steve Johnsen of Bayer...

Member of the Week: Steven W. Baker

AAEI recognizes members who lead the Association on key issues, initiatives, and projects. This week, we spotlight Steven Baker of the Law Offices of Steven W. Baker, who is in his 50th consecutive year as an AAEI member. Steve joined AAEI in 1974, right after law school, when he started out working as an associate...

Member of the Week: Thariq Kara

For AAEI’s Member of the Week, the Association welcomes NU Borders LLC to the AAEI family. NU Borders LLC, the parent company for the Business Intelligence for Trade Enforcement (BITE) platform. Thariq Kara founded NU Borders in November 2015 alongside Tim Gildea, COO at NU Borders. Together, they have built the company into a successful...

Member of the Week: Elizabeth Lomax

AAEI recognizes members who lead the Association on key issues, initiatives, and projects. This week, we spotlight Elizabeth Lomax of Lomax Associates. Beth has served as co-chair of AAEI’s Healthcare Industries Committee (HIC) for more than 4 years. Because of Beth’s diligence and expertise, AAEI established quarterly meetings last year with top officials at the...

Member of the Week: Heidi Woods

AAEI recognizes members who lead the Association on key issues, initiatives, and projects. This week, we spotlight Heidi Woods of Medtronic. Heidi serves as co-chair of AAEI’s Healthcare Industries Committee (HIC) and has been actively involved in the committee for the past 7 years. This year, AAEI’s HIC established quarterly meetings with top officials at...