Contact an International Trade Expert

For more than 30 years, VEDP has provided both new and experienced Virginia exporters tools to expand their businesses into global markets.

To view the International Trade Team, click here.

Virginia businesses interested in increasing international sales benefit from our export development programs, grants, and market research. Our programs identify which markets to pursue, determine the appropriate market entry strategy and, ultimately, secure appointments with pre-qualified distributors and/or customers in new international markets.


International Trade Managers

Nathan Day

International Trade Manager, South Central Region

5211 S. Concourse Drive, Suite C
Roanoke, Virginia 24019

Mike Downey

International Trade Manager, Southwest Region

851 French Moore, Jr Blvd., Box 5
Abingdon, VA 24210

Ellen Meinhart

Senior International Trade Manager, Northern Virginia Region

8150 Leesburg Pike, Suite 730
Vienna, Virginia 22182-7730

VALET Program

Global Defense Program

Supply Chain Optimization Program

Program Management and Administration