Acting Office Director
U.S. Department of Commerce
Kendra Kuo is the Acting Office Director for the U.S. Department of Commerce Grand Rapids Export Assistance Center. She began working for the U.S. Department of Commerce in 2000, and has worked for the Department in their Atlanta, GA, and Grand Rapids, MI, locations. Ms. Kuo advises U.S. companies on how to develop their international marketing strategies using government resources. She is the 2012 Chairperson for the West Michigan World Trade Week Planning Committee. She also serves on the Advisory Board for the MSU Center for International Business Education and Research.
Her previous experience includes serving as the Assistant Director of International Trade for a printing equipment trade association in Washington, D.C.
Kendra graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations.