Lisa is an appointed member of the Illinois District Export Council, which is an appointment of from U.S. Department of Commerce. Lisa is the Secretary of the Executive Board of the IL District Export Council.
Lisa is the Vice President of the Chicago Customs Broker and Forwarder Association.
Lisa is a Licensed Customs Broker, Certificated Export Specialist and a Certified Customs Specialist. She is well versed in the up-to-date changes with U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and the many Partner Government Agencies. Lisa has traveled professionally throughout the world and running the India office provides firsthand experience not only in trade, but also business management offshore. Practical experience in international trade has provided Lisa insight into how importers and exporters can improve their global processes. With dedicated international trade experience since 1993, Lisa consults, trains and speaks around the country educating importers and exporters how to streamline their logistics operations, implement corporate compliance processes, understand international documentation, and most importantly how to make export and import easier within a global environment.
Lisa has a Bachelor’s of Science in International Business with an emphasis on Eastern Studies from Illinois State University.
IN MEMORY OF
As President of BDG, he was committed to responsible growth with cutting-edge advancements. Because of the foundation put down by Bengt Anderson, BDG was at the forefront of being 100% paperless and allowing for remote working when it was required due to Covid. Over the course of his thirty-two-year career, he traveled to twenty-eight nations on four continents and thirty-seven states. He was an integral part of expanding the business to New Delhi and Mumbai, India.
“Love, like the ocean, continues beyond the horizon… and life, like the sun, shines where we cannot see.”