As Senior Program Manager for the MU International Trade Center, Jackie Rasmussen coordinates the global market research activities and student internship programs of the Center. The research completed for participating companies provides them with information they can use to effectively evaluate global market opportunities in a timely, meaningful and affordable way. Jackie currently serves as President of the NASBITE International Board of Governors, an a not-for-profit membership organization supporting training and education in the field of global business. NASBITE also oversees the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) accreditation. Jackie is past Chair of the NASBITE International CGBP Governance Council (a position she held from 2013-2018). Jackie holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Oklahoma State University, and is a Certified Global Business Professional.
In this interview, Jade talks to Jackie about all of the great resources available through and provided by NASBITE, including the upcoming National Small Business Exporter Summit on February 24 & March 3, where award-winning small businesses discuss their paths to finding success through export sales. NASBITE also offers lots of online training and assistance program, including the new Trade-Passport.org site.