Marie is the trade services manager for the Massachusetts Export Center, part of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network. She counsels companies on exporting, helps them to expand into new markets overseas and conducts international market research for clients.
Additionally, Marie helps to coordinate the Partners for Trade export seminar series, which delivers a broad range of training programs for Massachusetts businesses at every stage of the export process. She is also coordinator of the International Trade Reporter e-newsletter and manages the Export Centers intern program. Marie co-authored several papers in the area of international marketing and has presented her research at national and international conferences.
Marie graduated with a degree in international business, summa cum laude, from Salem State College and received Certified Global Business Professional designation from the North American Small Business International Trade Educators Association in 2006. Marie has lived and worked throughout the EU, is fluent in Czech and Slovak, and has traveled throughout the world.