- International Trade Business Advisor
Christy Mastin joined the Washington SBDC in 2022 as an International Trade Business Advisor. Christy managed international sales for a Washington-based forage company for nearly a decade before joining the SBDC. She was the primary point of contract for foreign buyers seeking information on various aspects of the hay operation, including growing, inventory management, trucking, production, ocean freight and documentation.
Prior to her role in international sales, Christy worked as a lending officer for approximately 16 years in various parts of Washington and Idaho. Her focus was agricultural financing, where she developed a deep understanding of the needs and challenges of agricultural businesses. Christy earned a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from Washington State University with minors in ag economics and business administration and an MBA from Western Governors University.