Director of Operational Development, District Manager, LCB & CCS
Sandra (Sandy) Langford-Coty is the Director of Operational Development. In this position, she strengthens Deringer’s operational efficiencies and compliance as well as increasing customer satisfaction. Based in Los Angeles, Sandy also serves Deringer as District Manager with oversight of the Los Angeles customer service center.
Sandy is President of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (LACBFFA) and chairs the Airport Customs Committee. She has been an active member of the board for LACBFFA and previously chaired the Marketing and Communications Committee.
Additionally, she serves the Pacific Coast Council of Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association in her role as Vice President. She is active within US Customs and Border Protection’s Trade Support Network and Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) working groups, as well as the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA). She holds much expertise within ACE and partner government agencies (PGA).
Prior to joining Deringer, Sandy held the role of Vice President of Customs Brokerage with a large logistics company. Sandy is a Licensed Customs Broker and a Certified Customs Specialist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts.