Note from Trustee Dave Shogren ’84

On March 7, 2019, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the appointment of 21 members to the Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC). Established in 2016, and re-chartered in August 2018, the TFAC serves as the principal advisory body to the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to access to trade finance for U.S. exporters. TFAC members represent commercial banks and other financial services providers, industry associations, exporters and research institutions.

Trustee David Shogren ’84, President, U.S. International Foods LLC. was appointed by the US Secretary of Commerce to serve a 2 year term on the US Trade Finance Advisory Council.