Michigan CGBP Certified Trainers

Jade Sims, CGBP

International Trade Specialist, Michigan State University International Business Center

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 (CGBP) since 2012.


Sarah Singer, CGBP

Assistant Director, Michigan State University International Business Center

Sarah Singer is the Assistant Director of the Michigan State University International Business Center (MSU-CIBER), a position she has held since 2006. In this role, Sarah is responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of globalEDGE and the hiring, training, and supervision of the globalEDGE student team. She also assists with overall administration of Center projects and initiatives, such as organizing the Biennial International Business Institute for Community College faculty. Sarah has a bachelor’s degree in French from the University of Michigan and an MA and PhD in higher education administration from Michigan State University. Her dissertation focused on study abroad in community colleges. In 2012, Sarah became a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP).