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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Capitol Hill Perspectives on USMCA

Start Date: 10/15/2019 12:00 PM EDT
End Date: 10/15/2019 1:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: UPS Washington Office

Location:
316 Pennsylvanie Avenue SE
Suite 300
Washington, DC  United States  20003

Organization Name: WIIT

Contact:
WIIT Staff
Email: info@wiit.org
Phone: 202-869-3775

The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) invites you to a Trade Talk with Hill staffers and industry experts on what they are hearing on USMCA. Lunch will be provided by CompTIA.

Featuring:
Stefanie Holland
Vice President, Federal and Global Policy, CompTIA

Ashley Antoskiewicz
Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL-18)

Anna Diederich
Congressman Greg Stanton (D-AZ-9)

Elsa Hoffacker
Coalition of Services Industries

Natalie Obermann
Personal Care Products Council
 




Stefanie Holland
Vice President, Federal and Global Policy, CompTIA

Stefanie Holland is the Vice President of Federal and Global Policy for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). With 15 years of government affairs experience, Stefanie is responsible for overseeing the policy strategies for CompTIA’s work on artificial intelligence and emerging technologies, cybersecurity, data and privacy protection, tax, trade and market access, and workforce issues.

Prior to her current role at CompTIA, she was the Director of International Government and Regulatory Affairs responsible for the development, advocacy, and implementation of CompTIA’s policy positions with respect to international trade and the global digital economy.

Prior to CompTIA, Stefanie was the Director for International Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. While at the Chamber from 2007-2016, Stefanie worked on successful campaigns to win congressional passage of trade agreements and played a key role in the Chamber’s international business priorities. Prior to joining the Chamber, Stefanie worked at Barbour Griffith & Rogers (BGR).

In September 2018, Stefanie was named to the Department of Commerce Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Digital Economy (ITAC-8). In this role, she will advise the Secretary of Commerce and the U.S. Trade Representative on trade policy positions through detailed and technical advice, information, and recommendations regarding trade barriers and negotiations on behalf of CompTIA members and the U.S. information technology industry. She will serve on the ITAC-8 for the duration of the committee's four-year charter term, which expires in 2022.

Stefanie is also an Executive Committee member of the United States Information Technology Office (USITO) in Beijing, China, representing CompTIA. 

In a volunteer capacity, Stefanie served as President for the organization Women in International Trade (WIIT) from 2015-2016 and previously served on its Board of Directors and as co-chair for its Legislative Initiatives Committee. She serves on the Virginia-DC District Export Council and is an associate member of the National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC).
She holds a Masters of Arts in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Norbert College in DePere, WI. Stefanie resides in Alexandria, VA, with her husband and two daughters.   


Ashley Antoskiewicz
Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL-18)

Ashley Antoskiewicz has served as Legislative Director for Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) since October 2015, specializing in tax, trade, and energy policy. Congressman LaHood sits on the House Ways and Means Committee. Prior to joining Congressman LaHood’s team, Ashley worked in Congressman Jim Renacci’s (OH-16) office for four and a half years fulfilling a variety of roles. Ashley graduated from Miami University of Ohio in May 2011.


Anna Diederich
Congressman Greg Stanton (D-AZ-9)

Anna Diederich is a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Greg Stanton of Arizona. She handles various issues for the Congressman including trade, commerce, defense, and foreign affairs in his Washington, D.C. office. Anna earned her bachelor’s degree in business management with a concentration in international business from Arizona State University. Anna is originally from North Dakota and has worked on Capitol Hill for three years. Prior to joining Congressman Stanton’s office, she worked for Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota.

Elsa Hoffacker
Coalition of Services Industries

Natalie Obermann
Personal Care Products Council

Natalie Obermann is the Director of International Trade Policy for the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) where she works with PCPC member companies to analyze regulatory trends in Latin America and Asia, and global trade developments affecting the cosmetics and personal care industry.

Natalie has over a decade of experience in public policy and trade advocacy.  Before joining PCPC, she served as director of Southeast Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber), where she monitored and reported on major trade policy and political developments impacting commercial interests in Southeast Asia. Natalie also developed the Indonesia Investment Initiative and grew the program over seven years to become the premier business platform in Indonesia.
 
In addition, she coordinated the Chamber’s engagement at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit.
 
Natalie holds a BA in Business Administration, International Studies, and a minor in Spanish from Thomas More College.

 

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