Jade Sims is the Assistant Director for International Trade Programs at the Michigan State University International Business Center. She is involved in all efforts to connect the mid-Michigan business community with the resources of the International Business Center (MSU-CIBER) and the Broad College of Business. This work is strongly export-focused, and includes programs such as the Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan, the Michigan Export Growth Program. The center also organizes tailored programs to assist businesses and associations to develop international strategies and create export plans. Other resources include globalEDGE, the number one resource for international business information.
Jade holds a BA in Business and Spanish from Alma College and an MBA in International Management with a specialization in Global Policy and Development from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP). She has lived and worked in the Dominican Republic, France, Spain, Costa Rica and Mexico. Jade has been a Certified Global Business Professional since 2012, and is a CGBP Certified Trainer.
Jade brings her depth of international business knowledge to Michigan Business Network where she hosts globalEDGE Business Beat.