Join us for a ymmy buffet breakfast at Trezo Mare to hear Curt Hanson share his wisdom and experience on trade credit insurance. You will . . .
Curt is a founding principal of Trade Acceptance Group, Ltd., (TAG), an independent trade credit insurance brokerage and export finance company. Trade Acceptance Group specializes in working with small business and middle market exporters, and works with exporters in a broad spectrum of businesses in 28 states across the U.S. TAG was awarded Small Business Broker of the Year by the US Export-Import Bank in 2012, 2008, and 2002. In addition, TAG was recognized by the North Dakota Trade Office with their Service to Exporters award in 2012, and in 2015 TAG received the President’s E Award for Export Service.
Curt has over 40 years’ experience in accounting, finance, banking and international trade finance. He began his professional career as a certified public accountant working initially for the U.S. government and later for a large international public accounting firm. He left public accounting to join US Bank where he held various auditing, accounting, finance and management positions before accepting a position as a trade finance officer in early 1985. In 1994 he joined Wells Fargo where he served as a Vice President in International Trade Services until 1996 when he left to found TAG.
Curt received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, his Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association School of International Banking, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.
Curt is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) and a member of both the American Institute and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of, and a frequent speaker for, a number of international trade groups across the Midwest, and holds an appointment to the Minnesota District Export Council.
7:15 am Coffee, networking
8:00 am Buffet breakfast
8:20 am Curt Hanson – Using Trade Credit Insurance to Expand Your Export Sales
9:00 am Adjourn
LOTS of free parking