Nate Ward is the Director of the Global Business Center and the SBDC Export Assistance Network, he has extensive international experience within manufacturing and banking industries. His international business experience includes sales, logistics, marketing, pricing, research and product development. In addition to his diverse cultural knowledge, Nate speaks multiple languages including French, Spanish, and Japanese.
David M. Delgado
David Delgado came to us from a major Cleveland based consumer products company. David has over 30 years of experience in international business. He is a multi-lingual consultant, speaker, and program moderator in geo-political, international relations, and cross-cultural issues. David is also a licensed USCBP international trade broker. He joined our team just last week and we couldn’t be happier.
Paula Avila is our newest trade counselor. Paula is passionate about economic development, country risk assessment, data analytics, international financial instruments, as well as sustainability. She is excited to contribute her expertise and economist background to help Northeast Ohio businesses thrive in international markets. Paula is a proud Latina, University of Michigan graduate, and Midwestern winters fan.
Meg Salkin is the Program Manager for the Centers for Outreach and Engagement in the Monte Ahuja College of Business. She obtained her MAGI (Master of Arts in Global Interactions) from Cleveland State University in December 2011. In her role, Salkin is responsible for coordinating support functions and communications for Center programs and event as well as event planning and facilitating events and programs sponsored by the Centers and affiliated groups, including GlobalTarget, TEDxClevelandStateUniversity and Startup Vikes. She can be reached at 216.687-4750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.