Betcy Mathew

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Trade & Investment Associate


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Professional Profile

Professional Experience

UK Department for International Trade -- British Consulate General June 2015 - Present
Trade & Investment Associate - Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing Chicago, IL

● Formed strategic relationships with US and UK government and business leaders
● Helped deliver trade missions, marketing reports, and receptions to promote UK business
● Advised aerospace, space and automotive companies on their international growth strategy
● Developed a strong understanding of the UK and US aerospace and space markets

Power Plant Services March 2015 – May 2015
Inside Sales Manager Melrose Park, IL

● Promoted to oversee and train five sales associates to successfully sell Power Plant
Services’ manufactured parts and repair services
● Led the initiative to win government contracts resulting in repeat orders from the US Navy.

Power Plant Services November 2012 - March 2015
International Sales & Business Development Lead Melrose Park, IL

● Educated staff on ITAR and export compliances
● Utilized cross-cultural communication skills to form new business alliances in Africa,
Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East and Central America
● Created effective marketing material for international and domestic trade shows
● Recipient of IL Governor’s 2014 Small Business Exporter of the Year Award
● Doubled new international business between 2012-2015
● Hired and trained international sales agents in PPS products and services

NIBCO May 2012 - October 2012
International Sales Trainee Elkhart, Indiana

● Participated in International business training in the USA, England and Sweden
● Prepared and executed sales presentations on PEX tubing and industrial valves
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign May 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Germanic Languages and Literatures Champaign, IL
Vienna Business University February 2011 - June 2011
Semester Abroad Program through UIUC Vienna, Austria
SKILLS: Technical Writing, Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Networking, Strategy
LANGUAGES: English (Fluent), German (Advanced), Malayalam (Intermediate), Spanish (Intermediate)