Suzanne is a seasoned Customs compliance & global supply chain subject matter expert with strong experience in import & export regulations, global cargo security programs (CTPAT, AEO), FTAs and Customs trade compliance programs such as ISA and CSA. Suzanne founded the Global Trade Academy to provide the logistics and trade industry with consulting expertise and unique training programs. The Global Trade Academy was acquired by Amber Road in 2015 and then E2open in 2019.
A highly sought-after speaker, Suzanne is frequently called upon to share her knowledge with the industry on global trade policies and their impact on companies. Her sense of humor and love of government regulations allows her to distill and make understandable complex rules and guide companies to successful partnerships with Customs agencies around the world. She has spoken on behalf of trade associations worldwide including AAEI, NCBFAA, CSCMP, ICPA, NAFTZ and the ELogistics Forum.
Areas of Specialization:
Import/export/supply chain assessments, FTA qualification, trade data & analytics, trade compliance expertise for classification, export controls, C-TPAT application to validation support, Importer Self-Assessment (ISA) and customs risk mitigation.
Masters, Economics; Licensed customs broker; Certified Classification Specialist (CCLS ™); Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) for FSMA requirements, Six Sigma, Villanova University; author of fourteen books on global trade regulations that underpin the curriculum and drive student success for Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy courses. Numerous articles in trade and logistics publications.
An active industry participant recognized by the Journal of Commerce as one of the top women in transportation, Suzanne serves in various industry leadership roles including President of CSCMP NY/NJ Roundtable (2006-2019), Rider University Supply Chain Board Advisor, American Association of Exporters/Importers (AAEI) Policy and Health Care Committees, Baruch, Adjunct Professor
You can reach Suzanne at (609) 638-3639