Jade Sims is an International Trade Specialist in the International Business Center in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. She works primarily with small- and medium-sized businesses around the state to help them grow export capacity through consulting, training, and market research. She has also led various study abroad and internship abroad programs in Latin America and Europe. Prior to her current role, Jade was a microenterprise development volunteer in the Peace Corps and worked in the international automotive industry. She holds a BA from Alma College and an MBA in International Management with a specialization in Global Development & Policy from Thunderbird School of Global Management. She has lived and worked in Costa Rica, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, France, and Spain. Jade has been a Certified Global Business Professional since 2012.