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The Essentials of Export Financing - Summer 2019

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College of Lake County - Grayslake Campus

19351 W. Washington Street

Grayslake, Illinois 60030

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Well-planned export payment terms and export financial opportunities are driving forces to grow your international sales globally. Three seasoned subject matter experts will help you learn:

  • How to get paid for the product you ship
  • Protective measures you can take to get paid
  • How to increase potential sales with export credit insurance
  • How to get an export working capital loan when receiving purchase orders from foreign buyers
  • The most appropriate payment methods and when to use them
  • The types of SBA export loans available to you
  • Loan eligibility requirements

8:30-9 a.m. - Breakfast and Networking

9-10:30 a.m. - Presentation and Q&A


SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS:


Michael Howard, Managing Director Central Region, Export-Import Bank of the U.S.

Ex-Im Bank's mission is to promote exports of U. S. goods and services through a variety of programs including an Export Credit Insurance program, a Loan and Guarantee program, and a Working Capital program. Mr. Howard holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has served on many advisory councils and committees on international financing for small businesses. He is one of the authors of the Florida Export Finance Corporation.


Alan Lane-Murcia, Vice President, SBA Program Manager, First American Bank, Elk Grove Village

Alan Lane-Murcia is Vice President and SBA Program Manager at First American Bank. He has been an SBA lender since 2000 and has been involved in every aspect of the loan process. Alan holds an MBA in Economic Development from Eastern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wake Forest University. He is a member of NAGGL (National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders) and serves on its Small Bank Committee.


Ursula Wegrzynowicz, President, EmelevLLC

Ursula has dedicated her career to guiding small and medium-sized companies on export strategy, trade finance, compliance and logistics. With more than 20 years of experience, she assists companies to develop successful export strategies to increase sales, protect payments and win new customers. Ursula serves on the Illinois District Export Council as Secretary of the Executive Committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Trade Association of Chicago. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago and M.A. in International Affairs from American University.


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