Vice President, International Trade
Stephanie Agee serves as Vice President of International Trade, providing leadership and oversight of programs designed to support Virginia companies in growing their international sales.
Before joining VEDP in January 2020, Agee led marketing and development activities at the Virginia Department of Agriculture, developing and implementing innovative domestic and international marketing programs designed to enhance the profitability of Virginia agribusinesses. She was also responsible for implementing economic development strategies aimed at expanding Virginia’s agriculture and forestry industries.
Previously Agee served in multiple positions in VEDP’s International Trade Division, including manager of the award-wining Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, International Trade Manager for the Central Virginia region, and Global Research Manager. In all of these positions Agee worked with Virginia companies to develop and implement international sales strategies, identify and access target export markets, and provide counsel on specific international business issues. Agee also worked for the U.S. Government Accountability Office where she analyzed international trade and security assistance programs.
B.A., International Studies, Political Science - Virginia Tech
MPP, Public/Private Sector Partnerships - University of Maryland, College Park