Global Trade in the Heartland – Kansas Global Trade Services.
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Kansas’ International Trade Experts | Kansas Global Trade

Who We Are

International
Trade
Experts

We help Kansas and Midwestern businesses succeed globally by leveraging our international trade knowledge, experience, and global network. Through international business consulting, market entry strategy, market research, trade mission facilitation, and trade compliance, we help businesses and communities increase revenue and gain a competitive edge. Our staff helps guide clients through imports and exports, overcome compliance challenges, navigate trade policy, and execute strategic plans to enter international markets.

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MISSION

Kansas Global Trade Services (Kansas Global) is a private organization dedicated to building international growth and commerce for the state of Kansas, Kansas municipalities, and Kansas companies.

VISION

To be the preeminent private trade organization in Kansas by providing the highest quality trade-related services for Kansas companies to grow globally with clarity, confidence, and success. We desire to grow Kansas’ economy by opening a world of untapped potential growth.

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Where in the World?

We use market research to help you decide where to export.

Connect to Local Expertise

We utilize our global networks to identify challenges and opportunities through our local partners.

Sign Here

We vet and match you with in-country distributors, partners, and clients.

Minimize Red Tape

We help our clients understand and handle the necessary logistics, export paperwork, and/or trade compliance.

Big Picture

We coordinate trade missions with government and business associations.

Partners in Growth

Grow internationally, confident you have the resources you need.

Community Partners

Our partnerships help leverage expertise and connections to create more opportunities for Kansas businesses.

We partner with local governments and economic development organizations to provide international trade resources to educate local businesses and fund broader efforts to increase exports. We are proud to partner with the City of Wichita to provide the Export Accelerator Program for cohorts of businesses ready to explore exporting, and with the Kansas Department of Commerce to provide the Virtual International Marketing Program for Kansas businesses.

Our Team

We connect you with a great team.

We have nearly four decades of experience, deep global connections, and a passion for helping Kansas businesses and communities thrive. Let us help your business increase revenue, diversify your markets, and lower your risk by exporting.

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Laura Lombard

President & CEO
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Omar Ismail

Senior Associate
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William "Bill" Martin

Export Compliance Specialist
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Franco Iozzo

Marketing Associate
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Judel Saintil

Intern

Executive Committee
Members

  • Chairman: Ronnie Leonard, President & CEO, Balco
  • Vice Chairman: Doug Keesling, Owner, Keesling Farms
  • Secretary: Parker Dooly, Executive Director – Commercial Banking, JP Morgan Chase
  • Treasurer: Beau Jackson, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
  • President/CEO: Laura Lombard

Board of
Directors

  • Beau Jackson: Partner, Husch Blackwell
  • Mark Fischer: Owner, Fischer Irrigation
  • Patty Koehler: CEO, JR Custom Metal
  • David Rosenberg: CFO, Textron Aviation
  • Ray Garvey: Export Manager, The Grasshopper Company
  • Parker Dooly: Executive Director – Commercial Banking,
    JP Morgan Chase
  • Ronnie Leonard: President & CEO, Balco
  • Melissa Liby: Director of Industrialization, Strategies & Government Relations, Bombardier
  • Troy Estes: President, Vektek
  • Mark Wingate: President, Maxi Volt Corporation
  • Doug Keesling: Owner, Keesling Farms
Our Partners

Invaluable partnerships with international experts connect Kansas businesses to the world.

Our partners are international experts with broad networks and deep wells of experience. Together we bridge borders for our clients, providing in-country consultations, distributor and partner searches, sector expertise, and facilitation of in-bound and out-bound trade missions. When it comes to larger-scale international projects, these partnerships are invaluable to our clients.

HUFFINE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

Huffine Global Solutions (HGS) is a group of dedicated experts with 40+ years experience in international business development, project management, and cultural translation.

IBG GLOBAL

IBG Global is an association of private commercial consulting firms providing market entry strategies for a fast-changing world for 62 countries and 200 markets.

Explore how we could work together to create an export program for your community.

Get Started Growing Your Business Globally

We’re glad to discuss your organization’s global goals. Please contact us with your contact details below.

Our head office address:

Wichita
Kansas, USA

Call for help:

+1(316) 226-0552

Mail us for information

info@kansasglobal.org
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