FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ST. ALBANS, VT – Leading international logistics provider and Customs broker, A.N. Deringer, Inc. (Deringer) is pleased to share that Amy Magnus, Director of Customs Affairs and Compliance, has accepted the role of President of the Board of Directors for the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA). Amy is NCBFAA’s immediate past Vice President.
Jake Holzscheiter, Deringer’s President and CEO, remarked, “Amy is an incredible source of industry knowledge and leadership, and we’re proud that a leading trade group like NCBFAA would select her to take the helm. NCBFAA will benefit from her vast experience and insight, especially during a time when the regulatory landscape is swiftly changing.”
Previously, Amy held the role of President of the Northern Border Customs Brokers Association and currently maintains a seat on their Customs Committee. In 2004, she was selected by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as one of 11 Trade Ambassadors to serve on the Trade Support Network for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Additionally, Amy was appointed to the 14th term of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to US Customs and Border Protection (COAC). This role facilitates dialogue between businesses and the government to ensure international trade challenges are identified and overcome.
Before becoming a licensed US Customs broker, Amy was employed by CBP for 18 years. During this tenure, Amy worked with various Customs divisions to draft and implement new policies and procedures as they related to NAFTA, compliance measurements, the Customs Modernization Act, enforcement, and other sensitive trade issues. Amy was the Trade Compliance Manager in the Champlain, New York, area service port when she left CBP for the private sector. Prior to that role, she was a Fines, Penalties, and Forfeiture Officer, as well as an Inspector.
Founded in 1919, A.N. Deringer, Inc. is a leading provider of international supply chain solutions including international freight forwarding, Customs brokerage and consulting, warehousing and distribution, cargo insurance, and meat inspection. Deringer combines over 30 US offices with a global agency partnership to facilitate the movement of cargo throughout the world. Learn more at anderinger.com.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the NCBFAA represents more than 1,000 member companies with 110,000 employees in international trade – the nation’s leading freight forwarders, customs brokers, ocean transportation intermediaries (OTIs), NVOCCs and air cargo agents, serving more than 250,000 importers and exporters. Established in 1897 in New York, NCBFAA is the effective national voice of the industry. Through its various committees, counsel and representatives, the Association maintains a close watch over legislative and regulatory issues that affect its members. It keeps them informed of these and other related issues through its weekly Monday Morning eBriefing, and various meetings and conferences throughout the year.
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