Export Advisor/ Global Trade Educator
EMG Global Business Solutions
POB 1308 I El Segundo
Phone: (310) 890.2108
Elizabeth Glynn, export advisor, consultant, and trainer, works with companies to develop and execute seamless global trade operations that increase overseas sales, integrate business operations, and expedite the logistics process.
Glynn shares broad-based, hands-on experience and insight in building successful export business operations.
For over 20 years she
has worked with companies to compete competitively in the areas of export operations, export compliance, global business development, trade finance, cargo insurance, and global logistics (supply chain management) with the objective of accelerating R.O.I. and maximizing competitive advantage in the global marketplace.
As Business Advisor, International Trade at the Santa Monica College Small Business Development Center, Glynn counsels businesses and coordinates workshops related to expanding export and trade operations.
Glynn served two years as Business Development Director at UCLA Extension, one of the nationâ€™s largest providers of continuing education; she worked with companies and organizations to provide onsite contract professional development programs.
As Export Advisor for a space & communications organization, she
worked with a variety of program units in providing trade expertise (training, advice, assistance with understanding the global trade process) to facilitate the positioning of high dollar transactions to overseas customers.
As Project Manager for the Western Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (at USC), Glynn facilitated the implementation of key turn-around projects with companies impacted by import competition.
As Consultant, she developed and implemented the startup of the export operations (market entry, sales, finance, logistics, customer service) for a medical device manufacturer that resulted in expedited growth to Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
As International Manager for a photo products company, she
streamlined the global transportation infrastructure; managed export, import, and foreign-based transactions; facilitated multi-country shipments, free trade zone projects; and negotiated letters of credit, marine cargo insurance.
As an Account Executive with a national customs broker/freight forwarder, Glynn
worked with clients to manage import/export transportation, customs, duty drawback, and marine cargo insurance.
For a national air freight forwarder, she
worked the Export Freight Operations (documentation, hazardous materials, national assembly accounts), and trained employees/management in export operations.
Since 1998 Glynn has taught extensively, including at UCLA Extension - Global Supply Chain Management; Fundamentals of International Trade; ITC Internship - and the University of La Verne - Global Business Management (MBA); Ethics (MBA); Culture & Gender Issues in Management.
delivered customized programs for multiple China delegations (UCLA Extension) and UC Riversideâ€™s International Professional programs as well as presented on topics including global education strategies; the importance of international trade education (for high school students); and building strategic partnerships.
Other topics presented include Global Logistics, Global Business Practices, and Effective Communication in International Trade (facilitating intercultural collaboration).
Glynn served as 2010 Chair, Global Initiatives Council for the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.
Presently, she serves as board member with the Foreign Trade Association, Women in International Trade-LA, Institute of Management Consultants (SoCal), National Association of International Trade Educators (NASBITE) Board of Governors (April 2011); and, formerly, International Trade Compliance Organization (El Camino CITD, 2009).
is one of 800+ recipients of the internationally recognized CGBP
, Certified Global Business Professional
Glynn holds a Master of International Management (MIM) degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a B.A. in Linguistics and Spanish from the University of California, Irvine.
is proficient in Spanish and speaks conversational French.