International Trade Manager | South Central Region
RPorter@vedp.org | Phone: (540) 387-2562 | Fax: (540) 375-3809
220 Roanoke Boulevard | Salem, Virginia 24153
Roger is an International Trade Manager for VEDP – International Trade and is responsible for the South Central Region of Virginia. With over 30 years in the international sales field, specifically in Canada, Vietnam, and Malaysia, he provides export counseling to his client base including TMEIC Corporation, Interactive Achievement, and AMTI Microwave Circuits.
Roger became an International Trade Manager in 2011 after a successful career with Vaughan Furniture. As the senior vice president of sales, he supervised 65 sales representatives in the U.S. and abroad. He also participated as a client in the VALET program and traveled on multiple trade missions with the VEDP. An expert in sales and resale in the US and Canadian markets, Roger brings a wealth of knowledge and a client perspective to his job as International Trade Manager.