Mohawk Global Trade Advisors is excited to announce the addition of two outstanding new members to our international trade consulting team.
Diane Cima joins MGTA in the role of Compliance Specialist, following a highly successful career with United Technologies – Carrier Corporation where she worked in various roles in supply management and trade compliance. For the past 18 years she was Manager of U.S. Customs Compliance for Carrier, reporting to the General Counsel and responsible for customs compliance for over $700 Million in annual imports for the company. Diane led the development of Carrier’s C-TPAT, NAFTA, ISA/ISF, and duty drawback programs, as well as the development of the Import Council for United Technologies Corporation. She is a licensed Customs broker and a graduate of Cazenovia College.
Diane has already become an active member of our consulting team, assisting a number of clients with their import compliance programs. She has also taken the lead in developing and improving new compliance work process tools and templates for our staff to use, as we strive to continuously improve the quality of delivered work for our clients. Diane’s extensive industry experience in managing compliance programs is a real asset to our team.
Beverley Seif joins us as Senior Advisor. Beverley is a licensed Customs broker and one of the most highly respected experts on the U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. She is well known in the trade compliance community for her expertise in guiding companies through the C-TPAT supply chain security process. As a full-time member of MGTA, Beverley will lead our growing C-TPAT practice area, perform training, as well as support other import compliance projects.
Beverley comes to Mohawk from InfoTrade, a C-TPAT consulting firm, that she launched and has successfully operated for the past nine years. During this time Beverley has guided dozens of companies through the C-TPAT registration and validation process. She also holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Centenary College.
“We are very pleased to be able to add these two respected and experienced professionals to our world-class consulting staff,” stated Chuck Miller, Vice President. “As our practice continues to grow nationwide, it’s critical that we be able to offer our valuable clients the knowledge and support of the very best talent in the industry. Adding Beverley and Diane to our staff are big steps in that direction.”