Washington, D.C. – CompTIA has named Stefanie Holland as Director, International Government and Regulatory Affairs. This position is responsible for the development, advocacy, and implementation of CompTIA’s public policy positions with respect to international trade.
Holland most recently served as Director, International Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce where she was an advocate for pro-business trade policies before Congress and the administration. She worked on many successful campaigns including Trade Promotion Authority and the trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea in 2011. In her role, she led a small business coalition to advance their priorities on issues such as e-commerce, regulatory coherence, customs procedures, and export controls, among others.
“Stefanie’s experience in global trade and international policy make her an excellent fit for CompTIA,” says Ken Montgomery, Vice President, International Trade Regulation, Compliance and Policy. “Stefanie will work with CompTIA member companies to identify and manage priority trade issues in the U.S., China, and other global markets. She will also represent CompTIA members at multilateral and international institutions.”
Prior to joining the Chamber, Stefanie worked at Barbour Griffith & Rogers (BGR), a premier lobbying firm in Washington, DC. She also served as the President for Women in International Trade (WIIT) Washington, DC chapter and previously served on its Board and as co-chair for the WIIT Legislative Initiatives Committee. She holds a Masters of Arts in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Norbert College in DePere, WI.
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