With more than 10 years’ international trade experience as an exporter, 10 years’ experience as an international business transactions paralegal, and 15 years’ experience with GDEcD, Taube Ponce has a wide variety of experience in the international trade arena to help her understand and work with Georgia companies in the exporting market.
Ms. Ponce’s international trade experience included positions as export manager at Zep Manufacturing, a specialty chemical manufacturer, and as Director of International Operations for Shop’n Chek, a company in the mystery shopping branch of market research.
As part of GDEcD’s International Trade team, Ms. Ponce helps Georgia companies expand and grow by marketing products or services overseas. She works with companies in the metro Atlanta and Northeast Georgia regions, as well as with companies in the aerospace, defense and security sectors throughout the state.
Ms. Ponce was an integral part of the state’s efforts that netted Georgia federal State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grants for 2012 and 2013 to help small businesses in the state expand their products and services internationally, and was the STEP Program Director in Georgia.
Ms. Ponce holds a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master’s degree from Columbia University.