Christel Vilogron has been directly involved with global trade compliance for more than 25 years before founding IEBP Global Trade Compliance, where she assists clients in the following primary areas: trade compliance risk assessments, audits, training, compliance programs, manuals and hands-on guidance involving activities regulated by the Bureau of Industry and Security; Office of Foreign Assets Controls; U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division; and of the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. She improves clients’ export-compliance and related business processes with a focus on optimization, operational efficiencies and cost-savings. Prior to this, Christel worked at the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in Licensing and Audits, both in Washington, D.C. and in Newport Beach, CA, where she led the Distribution License Audit Program and completed more than 800 government-directed compliance audits of major corporations worldwide (11 years). The following 15 years, Christel worked for medium size and Fortune 500 companies, where she set up Global Trade Compliance Departments, formed teams and developed and managed sustainable trade compliance programs.
A former member on the President’s Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration, Christel is a current appointee to the District Export Council of Southern California; she serves on the board of Directors of Women in International Trade-Los Angeles, and is a member of the International Compliance Professionals Association. Christel has a B.A. in International Relations and speaks German fluently, plus basic Spanish and French.
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Newport Beach, CA 92659