Brittany is an International Trade and Export-Import Compliance Specialist who has worked in the consulting world for over fifteen years, in more than twenty-five countries. During her career Brittany has collaborated with various domestic and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations Environment Program, and the NAFTA Commission on Environmental Cooperation.
Currently, as an Export Control Officer at the University of California, San Diego, Brittany serves as the campus leader and resource for designing, developing and implementing an effective export control education, licensing and compliance program for the University. Previously, as a Senior Import/Export Specialist at Advance Micro Devices, Brittany was responsible for the company’s international trade compliance training and technology access programs. Before that, as an Import/Export Compliance Manager with Quantum3D, Brittany implemented and managed companywide export/import processes and procedures while preparing license and agreement submittals for approval with the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce.
Brittany also worked as an International Trade Compliance Manager for the University of California in Santa Cruz (UCSC), acting Director for the Silicon Valley Center for International Trade Development and Manager of the Trade and Investment section of EcoLinks, a U.S. Agency for International Development program, designed to improve the environment in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia through the technology transfer of U.S. environmental technology. She also worked as an International Program Manager for the Concurrent Technology Corporation, researching environmental issues resulting in her design and publication of a Customs Officer Training Manual on Ozone Depleting Substances for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
Moreover, Brittany served as an International Consultant for the NAFTA Commission on Environmental Cooperation in Monterey, Mexico. She cooperated on US/Mexico enforcement training on ozone depleting substances trade in North America.
Brittany received her Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs (Magma cum Laude) from the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University, Washington, DC. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Commerce and Policy from the School of Public Policy at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia. Brittany also holds a Certificate of International Studies from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in Madrid, Spain. On top of English, Brittany speaks fluent Spanish.