International Trade Manager | Eastern Region
JAWatkins@vedp.org | Phone: (757) 314-2129 | Fax: (757) 683-8500
101 West Main Street, Suite 600 | Norfolk, Virginia 23510
Jordan is an International Trade Manager for VEDP – International Trade and is responsible for the Eastern Virginia office located in Norfolk. With over 25 years of maritime experience with a focus on global business development, she provides export counseling and support to her client base including Paramount Sleep, WR Systems, Whitley’s Peanut, Bellawood and SteelMaster Buildings. As an expert in client services and marketing with a strong logistics background, she assists importers and exporters with the management of their global supply chains in the most compliant and cost effective manner.
Jordan became International Trade Manager in 2009 after a career as the corporate sales manager for the Hipage Company. A graduate of Ferrum College with a B.A. in English, Jordan currently serves as the Economic Development Committee Chairman of the Virginia Maritime Association, Member at Large of The Propeller Club, Port of Norfolk and the Ports and Logistics Advisory Council to the Maritime Institute at Old Dominion University. Jordan continues to stay actively involved with the Virginia Conference on World Trade and International Trade Symposium.