Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Place: Webinar – Zoom link to be shared
Time: 11:00 AM EST
1 CCS/CES Point Pending
ALSO WE WILL BE ANNOUCING THE CHANGE OF THE BOARD FOR 2020-2021
Speaker: Lisa Gelsomino, President/CEO, Avalon Risk Management, COAC Committee Member
Topic: COAC/Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, Latest Updates; COVID 19 issues
About our Speaker: Lisa Gelsomino Lisa Gelsomino is the President/CEO and founding partner of Avalon Risk Management, a leading provider of customs bonds and other insurance solutions for the international trade and logistics industry. Lisa has over 25 years of experience in the industry, and is an active member of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (NCBFAA), the Pacific Coast Council (PCC), and the Trade Support Network (TSN). She serves on the NCBFAA ISF subcommittee and is part of the Trade Leadership Council for the TSN co-chairing the Supply Chain Security subcommittee that assisted with CTPAT Portal outreach. She also serves on the TSN Revenue, eBond, and Surety Account subcommittees. Ms. Gelsomino is on the Board of the International Trade Surety Association and works with CBP through the Customs Surety Executive Committee (CSEC). Ms. Gelsomino has conducted extensive outreach to help the trade better understand CBP’s trade and enforcement initiatives. Ms. Gelsomino is the licensed corporate insurance holder for Avalon nationwide and is pursuing her ARM, CPCU, and CCS professional designations. She holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business and B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) from Northern Illinois University.During the 14th Term of COAC, Ms. Gelsomino served as the Trade Co-Chair for the Trade Enforcement & Revenue Collection (TERC) subcommittee and continues to be the trade lead for the AD/CVD, Bond, Forced Labor, Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), and Pipeline Working Groups. She also serves on the COAC 1USG, Global Supply Chain, and Trade Modernization subcommittees, which provide guidance to CBP on ACE, eCommerce, CTPAT, CBP Centers, in-bond regulations, international engagement, and other important trade matters as they arise. Ms. Gelsomino was reappointed to COAC for the 15th term.
Zoom link and Registration to come!!