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International Trade Administration Contacts for the Franchising Industry

The International Trade Administration offers a range of industry expertise and business development opportunities for U.S. franchisers including franchising statistics, market intelligence, and trade events leveraging our Office of Supply Chain, Professional and Business Services and the U.S. Commercial Service’s worldwide network located in 100 offices nationwide and in more than 70 international offices.

Franchising Contacts

Take advantage of the expertise offered across the International Trade Administration export value chain.

Office of Supply Chain, Professional and Business Services

The Office of Supply Chain, Professional and Business Services (OSCPBS) promotes and implements policies and programs that foster the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains and professional and business services exporters in sectors such as education, architecture and engineering, franchising, and legal and accounting services. 

Richard Boll
Office of Supply Chain, Professional and Business Services
Phone:  571-331-0098
Richard.Boll@trade.gov
 

Global Franchising Team Leader

Eric Johnson, CFE
Phone:  404-290-2169
Eric.Johnson@trade.gov
 

U.S. Commercial Service Offices in the United States

AK (Anchorage)

Debra Franklin

Debra.Franklin@trade.gov 

AL (Birmingham)

Amy Ryan

Amy.Ryan@trade.com

AZ (Phoenix)

Leandro Solorzano 

Leandro.Solorzano@trade.gov

CA (Irvine)

Kristin Houston

Kristin.Houston@trade.gov

CA (Los Angeles)

Amy Magat

Amy.Magat@trade.gov

CA (Ontario)

Erica Ramirez

Erica.Ramirez@trade.gov

CA (San Francisco)

Daniel Giavina

Daniel.Giavina@trade.gov

CO (Denver)

Lana Lennberg

Lana.Lennberg@trade.gov

FL (Clearwater)

Dan Bjerk

Dan.Bjerk@trade.gov

FL (Ft. Lauderdale)

Kathryn Dye

Kathryn.Dye@trade.gov

FL (Miami)

Yamilee Bastien

Yamilee.Bastien@trade.gov

FL (Orlando)

Kenneth Mouradian

Kenneth.Mouradian@trade.gov

GA (Atlanta)

Eric Johnson

Eric.johnson@trade.gov

ID (Boise)

Jay Park

Jay.Park@trade.gov

KS (Kansas City)

Pinki Thakker

Pinki.Thakker@trade.gov

KY (Louisville)

Sara Moreno

Sara Moreno@trade.gov

MA (Boston)

Jim Mayfield

Jim.Mayfield@trade.gov

MD (Baltimore)

Carey Esslinger

Carey.Esslinger@trade.gov

MI (Pontiac)

Eve Lerman

Eve.Lerman@trade.gov

MN (Minneapolis)

Doug Jacobson

Doug.Jacobson@trade.gov

MS (Jackson)

Alicja Drolet

Alicja.Drolet@trade.gov

NC (Charlotte)

Crystal Mills

Crystal.Mills@trade.gov

NC (Greensboro)

Stephanie Bethel

Stephanie.Bethel@trade.gov

ND (Fargo)

Heather Ranck

Heather.Ranck@trade.gov

NE (Omaha)

Meredith Bond

Meredith.Bond@trade.gov

NH (Portsmouth)

Taylor Little

Taylor.Little@trade.gov

NJ (Newark)

Susan Widmer

Susan.Widmer@trade.gov

NY (New York City)

Peter Sexton

Peter.Sexton@trade.gov

OH (Columbus)

Darren Srebnick

Darren.Srebnick@trade.gov

PA (Philadelphia)

Nasim Sadr-Fala

Nasim.Sadr-Fala@trade.gov

SD (Sioux Falls)

Cinnamon King

Cinnamon.King@trade.gov

TN (Nashville)

Patrick Spence

Patrick.Spence@trade.gov

TX (Houston)

Steven Garrett

Steven.Garrett@trade.gov

TX (Austin)

Karen Parker

Karen.Parker@trade.gov

TX (Dallas / Ft. Worth)

David.Royce@trade.gov

David.Royce@trade.gov

TX (San Antonio)

Karen Parker

Karen.Parker@trade.gov

UT (Salt Lake City)

Daniel Bruner

Daniel.Bruner@trade.gov

VA (Northern Virginia)

Dusan.Marinkovic@trade.gov

Dusan.Marinkovic@trade.gov

Can’t Locate a Contact in Your State? 

Use our zip code look-up to locate the office nearest you.

Zip Code Look-Up: https://www.trade.gov/commercial-services-offices-us