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...
Office of International Trade: Oklahoma
Federal Funding: $383,077
The STEP Program of the State of Oklahoma has four distinct goals: use existing USDOC and private resources to continue to develop and enhance a comprehensive database of Oklahoma small, small disadvantaged and rural businesses that are exporting; focus on connecting Oklahoma small businesses with new markets through participation in two to three call trips, tradeshows, and/or trade missions; and continue to connect participants with a variety of support services from leveraged resources such as USDOC, SBA District Office, EX-IM Bank, and other partner state and federal agencies that provide export assistance.