International Trade

America’s SBDC Iowa (SBDC) can help you explore the options for growing your business through global trade.  The first step is to become an SBDC client, if you aren’t already, by registering for free and confidential counseling at the button below. Your local SBDC office will discuss your project with you and will help you identify your next steps.  Your SBDC coach may recommend that you work with one of our credentialed staff or connect you with other resources available in Iowa. The SBDC is here to help you make your global trade goals a reality.

America's SBDC Iowa International Trade Experts

NASBITE Certified Global Business Professionals

Michael Wampler, CBA

Phone: 319-377-8256


Sheri Benson, CBA

Phone: 641-417-0226


SBA Certified International Trade Counselors

Joel Youngs, MA, CEPA, CBA

Phone: 563-336-3401


Paul Heath, MBA, CMA, CBA

Phone: 316-335-3742


Janine Clover, MBA, MAcc, CBA

Phone: 319-208-5381


Make an Appointment with an SBDC Counselor

Schedule an appointment with one of the SBDC International Trade Experts. Our counselors are well versed in helping Iowan small businesses go global and can offer you their expertise every step of the way. 

Additional Organizations and Contacts

IEDA International Trade Office

Peggy Kerr

International Trade Office Team Leader

P: 515-348-6242

SBA Office of International Trade

Ian A. Lorenzana

OIT Export Finance Officer Great Plains Region


NASBITE Trade Passport

P: 515-280-7700


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