A highly-motivated, proficient trade compliance professional, Eliza’s expertise covers a broad range of trade compliance subject matters and industries. Whether supporting import or export operations, classification or auditing, Eliza leverages her twenty years of international business and trade experience for her clients. Her industry experience encompasses such diverse fields as electronics, oilfield, retail and aerospace.
A proficient auditor, Eliza conducts export/import audits, identifies areas of opportunity and corrective actions. This knowledge allows Eliza to identify which skill set to bring to bear on topics such as team member training and development, compliance program design and implementation and trade compliance corporate policies and instruction development.
The diversity inherent in international trade fuels Eliza’s commitment. The ever-changing environment and supporting clients through the import and export process is Eliza’s passion. Her US import skills include, but are not limited to, Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classifications, entry audits, record-keeping, anti-dumping and countervailing duties (ADD/CVD) determination, valuation, assists, free trade agreements (FTA) qualifications, prior disclosures, and Customs audit preparations.
Eliza’s extensive US export knowledge includes the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) with hands on experience on product classifications, license determination and electronic export fillings (EEI). Eliza has served as client administrator for the Automated Export System (AES) – in charge of training, filing, and record keeping requirements.
Born in Brazil, she also advises clients on issues related to Brazilian imports/exports.
Eliza is a Summa Cum Laude graduate holding a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Strayer University. She is also fluent in English and Brazilian Portuguese, and holds dual citizenship/passports from the United States and Brazil.