Office of International Trade: Ohio

Office Information:

Ohio Department of Development
Office of Development
77 South High Street, 29th Floor
Columbus, OH    43215


Mr.  Wes Aubihl
Assistant Deputy Chief

Authorized Representative:

Mr.  Christiane A. Schmenk

Federal Funding: $1,297,598


The Ohio Department of Commerce’s (ODOC) STEP program will support small businesses with qualified export activities including International Partner Searches, Gold Key services, trade show participation, select international marketing and foreign language translation services, training program participation and steps to compliance through the Ohio International Market Access Grant for Exporters program. In addition, the STEP project will promote Ohio products directly in international markets by planning and recruiting for no less than ten Export Trade Missions.


Deputy Associate Administrator

Luz Hopewell is the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of International Trade at the U.S. Small Business Administration. Ms. Hopewell works to enhance the ability of small businesses...

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