U.S. Commercial Service
U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Carmela Mammas is the Director of the New York U.S. Export Assistance Center. The NY USEAC was the first Commerce field office opened outside of D.C. in 1913 and celebrated its centennial in 2013. Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed December 16, 2013, “New York U.S. Export Assistance Center Day”. Carmela joined the Commercial Service in 1992 and has been working with U.S. exporters for over 24 years. She leads a team of international trade specialists to assist New York City firms succeed globally. Working closely with U.S. Commercial Service colleagues in over 85 countries, her team focuses on counseling firms in high export growth industries, including advanced manufacturing, apparel, architecture and engineering, automotive parts, computer software, education services, financial services, processed food and beverage, franchising, green technology, health and beauty, media and entertainment, music, publishing, safety and security, smart cities, and travel and tourism. NY USEAC serves as the U.S. government’s liaison to the United Nations procurement division. It is also co-located with the Northeast Regional Office of the Export Import Bank of the United States and the U.S. Small Business Administration Regional Trade Finance Manager to provide a “one stop shop” to U.S. exporters.
Carmela is involved in expanding trade partnerships both in New York and nationally. She serves as the Executive Secretary for the New York District Export Council (DEC). Carmela is a Certified Global Business Professional through NASBITE and a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Carmela is the recipient of the Gold Medal Award for sustaining the mission of export promotion in the wake of Hurricane Sandy that caused unprecedented damage in New York and New Jersey.
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