Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce
Mrs. Terri L. Batch is a Senior International Trade Specialist with the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service in West Los Angeles, California. Terri heads the Global Design and Construction Team that consists of specialists throughout the world focused on assisting U.S. companies in the fields of architecture, construction & engineering services, building products, construction equipment, green building & sustainable development, and interior design. As a Senior International Trade Specialist Terri offers export counseling to companies in the building and construction, after-sales automotive, processed food and food equipment, general consumer goods, and consumer electronics industries.
Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Commerce, Terri worked as a web designer, an independent consultant to small businesses and municipalities, and in post-secondary education. Terri received a B.S. in Computer Science from Spelman College, and a Master’s of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern California. In addition to her professional degrees, Terri spent two years at language training institutes in Beijing, China and Taipei, Taiwan and speaks Mandarin Chinese at an advanced level. Terri has a professional designation as a Global Logistics Specialist from California State University Long Beach and is a Certified Global Business Professional from NASBITE.