Sara Wilshaw - Dallas Consul General (photo courtesy of LinkedIn.)

Exciting news out of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development as Sara Wilshaw has been named the Consul General for the Dallas region. Wilshaw, who succeeds the outgoing Paula Caldwell, will represent Canada in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. “The ties that bind 35 million Canadians to the 39 million […]

The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. The Commercial Service, along with other U.S. […]

Desa Dawson.

Kicking off the 2014 school year, public schools in Oklahoma City and Tulsa boasted a few new faces amongst its staff. Several certified teachers from Spain began their American-based teaching careers thanks to a three year visa program that aims to bring more bilingual teachers, specifically Spanish speakers, to serve the districts’ students. In Oklahoma […]

Members of the OKGIT gathered for the end of 2014 celebration at La Brasa Peruvian Kitchen on Dec. 16, 2014.

With the U.S. Congressional budget deal announced in previous days, it appears the the Export-Import Bank is safe for the time being. For Oklahoma firms looking to learn more about how the federal agency can assist their business and commonly asked questions, here’s a guide. Export Finance Solutions Guide

Though focused on business, investment and education, members of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team come from a wide range of professional backgrounds. Assistant Attorney General Grant Moak is one of those individuals, who in addition to his work for the attorney general’s office, also serves as the French Republic’s Honorary Consul in Oklahoma. Moak recently […]

On Sept. 25, the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team hosted an evening reception for attendees and participants of the 2014 International Canoe Federation’s World Cup and Pan-American Championships. Athletes from 29 countries competed from Sept. 25-28, 2014 in races along the Oklahoma River’s Boathouse District, and many OKGIT members and affiliates were there to see it […]

Jonathan Neff credits his interest in international business to a trip he took around the globe in 1979, which stimulated his lifelong interest in other cultures. In 1990, he put that globe trekking experience into professional practice when he co-founded the International Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Since then, he’s worked with clients […]

Though outsourcing has been of increasing concern for more than a decade in the U.S., the phenomenon is not a new one. In the dark days of the Great Depression, the federal government explored any means necessary to put the country’s workforce back into the factories and offices of the United States. In order to […]

Founded in Hill, New Hampshire just a few years after the American Civil War, Red Devil Inc. has proven its adaptability to an ever changing global economy for more than a century. Manufacturing a line of over 400 tools and chemical products, the family-owned firm has made it a point of pride in maintaining profitability […]