Aimee Pao, Market Access Consultant

Aimee J bwAimee began her career in International Trade at the Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA). At SUSTA, Aimee assisted small- to medium-sized exporters of high-value food products to implement and complete their Unified Export Strategies (UES) for trade promotion. She also prepared and presented budgets as a Budget Analyst with the Division of Administration for the Governor of Louisiana. Upon immigration to Canada, Aimee worked at the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AMCHAM) where she developed content material for the Doing Business in Canada CD-ROM. Aimee continued to seek out her passion for international trade while working at the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers (formerly the Council of Great Lakes Governors), where she assisted numerous U.S. exporters of food, environmental, biotech, and consumer products to create synergies resulting in distribution within the Canadian market. She has assisted with trade show delegations to the Canadian market and educated her clients regarding distribution channels within the market. Aimee rejoined Grow Trade Consulting in 2012.

Aimee completed her Bachelor of Science in International Trade and Finance at Louisiana State University (LSU) and her Masters of Public Administration from LSU’s Public Administration Institute.