2016 Managing International Payment Risk

World Trade Club business event

Managing International Payment Risk

February 24, 2016

Seattle, WA

Payment in advance or 60 day terms? Should I use a Letter of Credit? 

For exporters, balancing competitiveness and relationships with risk and cash flow can be a real headache.
Come learn from experts how businesses can satisfy their international customers and their credit managers.


Managing International Payment Risl

Wednesday, February 24, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Umpqua Bank
1111 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101


Registration price includes light breakfast, program, and networking. Space is limited.

  • Members: FREE
  • Public: $25.00
  • This program + individual membership: $125.
Please note, we are not able to provide refunds for this event. 

Thank you to our sponsor!

Umpqua Bank


Companies that are looking to increase their financing options, whether exporters themselves or selling to exporters,
will find this program an invaluable source of information.

  • Suppliers selling into an export supply chain
  • Exporters who need working capital to support sales to overseas customers

This program may qualify for NASBITE CGBP recertification continuing education credits. 


 8:00 am  Registration and Networking
 8:30 am  Welcoming remarks
 8:35 am  Participant introductions
 8:45 am  Tim Rasmussen, Vice President, Trade Finance Relationship Manager
 Umpqua Bank
 9:30 pm  John Brislin, Director, Seattle Regional Office
 Export-Import Bank of the United States
 10:15 pm  Question & Answer session
 10:50 am  Closing remarks
 11:00 am  Program concludes


Tim Rasmussen
Vice President, Trade Finance Relationship Manager, Umpqua Bank

Tim is a senior international banking manager with broad domestic and international experience, and is nationally recognized for his International Trade expertise. Tim also serves on the Board of Directors of the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington, which was created by the Washington State Legislature to provide export finance counseling assistance to Washington exporters.

Tim Rasmussen
Tim Rasmussen

John Brislin
Director, Seattle Regional Office, Ex-Im Bank

John joined the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) in August 2012, bringing nearly 30 years of international banking experience. He was previously the President and CEO of the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington (EFACW). During his tenure there, EFACW won the Ex-Im Bank City/State Partner of Year Award. Prior to that role, John worked at Bank of California / Union Bank in International Trade Operations, ascending to management roles before transitioning to a Global Trade Sales Officer position covering Trade Finance and Ex-Im Bank Programs for the Pacific Northwest Region. John participates in the Washington District Export Council and has previously served on the Ex-Im Bank Advisory Committee and was a Board Member for both the World Trade Center Tacoma and the World Trade Club of Seattle. Originally from Syracuse, New York, John has resided in Washington State for the past 20 years. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the Boston University School of Management and worked in Trade Operations at the Bank of Boston for nine years.

John Brislin-Seattle office
John Brislin

Thank you to our event partners!
Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington Trade Development Alliance of greater Seattle Washington State Department of Commerce
Export Import Bank of the United States Export Washington  US Commercial Service, US Department of Commerce
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