Mike Allocca became interested in Logistics while a senior at Suny Albany. He interned at a local freight forwarding company after obtaining his bachelors in business administration, he then became a full-time employee handling international ocean exports and imports. He quickly worked his way up over 10 years from internal operations to vice-president of sales for the New York based company. He was part of the select few of the Presidents Team, (Accruing well over one-million dollars in gross sales in 12 consecutive months) for 6 years in a row. Mike went through the accelerated executive MBA Program through the University at Albany. He has sat on the board of directors of the global business network for 2 years. He has traveled abroad many times throughout Europe & Asia and continues to travel/train abroad. He works on a daily basis with exporters and importers all over the United States, helping them with domestic and international compliance & logistics issues. From 2004-2006 he was also a partner in an export/import consulting company. He created and conducted worldwide compliance & logistics training to many of the worlds leading companies. Due to the overwhelming response and need for public as well as in-house training programs, this has quickly become a full time business. In 2006 Mike started his own consulting company under Allocca Enterprises Inc. and has been working with companies across the United States ever since. Mike is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) through NASBITE. He won the trade partner of the year award in 2008 in Albany, NY. He has been appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to the District Export Council (DEC) in Columbia, SC. He continues to keep updated on export/import regulations by regularly attending and/or hosting programs, seminars and events with the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs & Border Protection , U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of State, NAFTA – office of Intra American Affairs and the TSA.