http://wsbdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Sappington.jpg 345 230 Taurean Sutton http://wsbdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/WSBDC-LOGO.jpg Taurean Sutton2014-06-25 17:02:412017-09-26 01:03:25Export Center - Western WA - Sharon Sappington
Sharon joined WSBDC Export Readiness Center as an INTERNATIONAL TRADE SPECIALIST in February 2013 where she works exclusively with companies on matters of exporting to foreign markets.
She comes to the organization with over 15 years international business experience while living both in the U.S. and abroad, with business activities in The Americas, Asia, Middle East, and Europe. She has worked with a diverse cross section of company types and sizes, from start-up to mature, small to large, both public and private in the functional areas of operations, marketing, sales, engineering, manufacturing, and procurement.
Her multi-functional experience has crossed numerous industries such as food & beverage, wood products, measurement instrumentation, furniture, energy and wine. She has extensive experience in export development, both hands-on and working with organizations in a consulting and advising capacity, including work with the United States Agency of International Development (USAID), helping small companies overseas to begin or expand exports.
Sharon is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) accredited by NASBITE International.