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Arizona Export Compliance Summit Abbreviated Presenter Bios


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You are invited and encouraged to attend the 2nd Annual Arizona Export Compliance Summit, September 12-13, 2012, hosted by the Arizona District Export Council (ADEC) and US Commercial Service.

It is a low-cost, high-quality, unique, practical application-oriented hands-on program at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa, 245 East Ina Road, Tucson, Arizona 85704.

This document provides abbreviated bios on each of the speakers, moderators and panel members at this educational and interactive two-day program that includes the seminar, networking reception, workshops, roundtables and free no-obligation one-hour sessions with presenters.

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If you have questions, contact Christina Parisi, US Export Assistance Center, 520-670-5809,

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Arizona Export Compliance Summit Abbreviated Presenter Bios

  1. 1. Second Annual Arizona Export Compliance Summit Seminar and Workshop Speaker, Moderator and Panel Members (As of 8/22/2012)Here is an alphabetical listing and abbreviated bios on each of our presenters.SOL BRODYDirector, Export/Import OperationsMr. Brody works for Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona, where he isresponsible for export/import licensing, compliance, global trade operations, and Bureauof Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives oversight. Previously, Sol worked at BAESystems with his last position as the Director of Export and International Compliance forthe BAE Systems Support Solutions Sector. Prior to his industry experience, he was acontractor for the United States Air Force where he provided technical review, analysisand independent technical reports and recommendations on industry exportauthorization requests, commodity jurisdiction determinations and United StatesGovernment advisory opinions.HILLARY DONAU-HASTREITER DOLLExport/Import Operations Licensing Manager, Raytheon CompanyMs. Doll is responsible for export and import compliance and strategic licensingplanning and analysis for the Naval Weapon System, Land Combat, Advanced Securityand Directed Energy Systems and Air & Missile Defense product lines which includeover twenty international programs, in Tucson, Arizona. At Raytheon, she is alsoinvolved with supplier development of export compliance programs through theDepartment of Defense Mentor-Protégé Program. Ms. Doll holds a Bachelor of ScienceDegree from the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management and is a LicensedCustoms Broker. She is a member of the International Compliance ProfessionalsAssociation and Society for International Affairs.DAVID M. (DAVE) DOZERChief Executive Officer (CEO), Dozor Enterprises, Inc.Mr. Dozor is an Aerospace and Defense Executive, having led numerous programs andfour companies, exporting advanced technologies to 39 countries over the last 20+years. Most recently as the CEO of a Tucson-based infrared imaging systemscompany, Dave was responsible for overseeing the export management andcompliance program and leading government relations, which led to a jurisdictionchange from State to Commerce for an infrared imaging product, thus expandingmarkets. Building companies to commercialize defense and advanced technologies, hehas negotiated and closed many international and domestic transactions, includingsupplier agreements, distribution contracts, program and product sales and corporateacquisitions, including one reviewed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in theUS. Dave is directly involved with Export Control Reform serving on the Department ofCommerce, Bureau of Industry and Security Technical Advisory Committee, and is theChairman, Trade Policy & Legislative Affairs for the Arizona District Export Council. 1
  2. 2. KAY ELLISExport Control Officer, University of Arizona (U of A)Ms. Ellis was with the University of Oklahoma for ten years prior to joining OklahomaState University (OSU) in 2002. As the Director of University Research Programs, sheimplemented OSU’s export control compliance program. In March 2008, she becamethe Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Projects and University Export ControlsOfficer at the University of Texas in Austin. She was an Empowered Official and thepoint of contact for all export control issues. Ms. Ellis joined the U of A in January of2011. She is an Empowered Official, provides education & training and oversees thepolicies, processes and procedures to ensure compliance with federal export controlregulations. Ms. Ellis has been a speaker numerous times at various professionalorganizations including the National Council of University Research Administrators andthe Association of College and University Auditors. She is also on the Board of theAssociation of University Export Control Officers.JOHN P. PRIECKOPresident and Managing Partner, Trade Compliance SolutionsTrade Compliance Solutions is a network of professionals assisting the tradecompliance community providing, evaluating and recommending seasoned resources toassist them in complying with the letter & spirit of US Government (USG) laws &regulations. John has a 15+ year career in trade compliance as Director of InternationalTrade Compliance, Senior Empowered Official and Vice President of Global TradeCompliance at J.P. Morgan. He has unique in-depth practical expertise & diverseexperience in the USG, industry, as a consultant and working with law firms dealing withall aspects of the global integrated supply chain. John is also an accomplished authorof trade compliance and related articles--a speaker at many conferences, seminars,workshops and other events. Among various affiliations he is a member of theInternational Compliance Professionals Association, Society for International Affairs andthe Virginia/Washington DC District Export Council.MELISSA MILLER PROCTORPartner; Sandler, Travis and Rosenberg, P.A.Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Ms. Proctor has more than 16 years experience advisingmanufacturers, exporters, importers, online retailers, brokers and forwarders on a widerange of key issues involving compliance with US trade laws and regulations, as well asthe export and import laws of other countries. She is the Export Practice Leader for thefirm, and provides advice on exports and reexports applicable to defense articles andservices subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, as well as to dual-usegoods, technology and software (including encryption items) under the ExportAdministration Regulations. She counsels clients on US antiboycott requirements, USembargoes and sanctions programs administered by the Treasury Departments Officeof Foreign Assets Control. Ms. Proctor provides guidance on the strategic design andimplementation of export compliance policies, processes and procedures. She assistsclients with voluntary disclosures and represents them during all stages of USGenforcement actions. She is admitted to practice in Arizona and Illinois. 2
  3. 3. KELLY ROEMERManager International Trade Compliance, Northrop Grumman Technical ServicesA native Arizonan, Kelly Roemer is also the Empowered Official for the InternationalTrade Compliance, Integrated Logistics and Modernization Division which includesapproximately 25 programs across the US. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, shewas the Export Compliance Manager for Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson. Duringher 12 years there, Ms. Roemer gained the hands-on experience and skills to develop,manage and integrate effective trade strategies for multinational integrated defensesystems programs. She also increased her understanding of their impact oncompliance, schedules and budgets. She has diverse Fortune 500 experience inmanufacturing and development. Kelly has a wealth of experience with wide-rangingfederal trade regulations. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona,majoring in Spanish with a Business minor. Ms. Roemer also has a Master’s ofBusiness Administration in International Management. She is a member of theInternational Compliance Professionals Association and Society for International Affairs.RICHARD (RICK) B. WEIRAssistant Special Agent in Charge, Los Angeles Office of Export Enforcement,US Department of CommerceSpecial Agent Rick Weir has been the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of theLos Angeles (LA) Field Office since 2007. As a first line supervisor he oversees allinvestigations in the office’s area of responsibility covering four states including a largeportion of Southern California, Southern Nevada and all of Arizona and New Mexico.Prior to becoming the ASAC, Rick served as a field agent for six years in Los Angeles.Rick also served four years as a U.S. Customs Inspector at the Port of LA/Long Beachon the Outbound Enforcement Team. Rick spent ten years in the United States Navyfollowed by three years in the California Army National Guard. During Ricks militarycareer he served in both a law enforcement and military intelligence capacity. Rick’sdiverse background and first-hand military experience provide him additional insightregarding the protection of our Nation’s most sensitive technologies.MONICA A. WHITEDirector of Export Compliance, Sandler Travis Trade Advisory Services.With more than 13 years in the export arena and formerly with Raytheon’s CorporateExport/Import Operations office in Arlington, Virginia, where she supported variousbusiness units and provided guidance for various export related matters to ensureregulatory requirements were met. As part of the Raytheon Corporate team, acting asthe focal point for supporting export licensing efforts throughout the company, Ms. Whiteprovided counsel and interpretation of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations andExport Administration Regulations and assisted with training programs to educatepersonnel on developing procedures and processes for managing successful exportlicensing and compliance programs. Prior to joining Raytheon, Ms. White held SeniorExport Positions at the consulting firm FD Associates, Harris Corporation and SAIC,responsible for providing export compliance guidance and training. In addition, Ms.White has extensive experience with SAIC’s Future Combat Systems Program. Shehas a 2001 Bachelor’s degree in Computer Networking from Strayer University. 3