Marquette - Lake Superior Community Partnership's Business Development Manager Caralee Swanberg achieved accreditation as a Certified Global Business Professional through the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators for competency in global commerce.
The accreditation certifies Swanberg's knowledge in international trade and assures the ability to practice global business at the professional level specifically in the areas of global business management, global marketing, supply chain management and trade finance. These skills will be used to assist businesses in Marquette County expand into international markets.
"I am not surprised that Caralee took this challenge head on and put forth the work and effort necessary to become the first to be certified in the region," said CEO Amy Clickner. "She prides herself on being able to offer her clients a wide variety of skills and knowledge to assist them in whatever challenges or opportunities lie ahead."
Swanberg's certification as a CGBP is the first in Marquette County and one of 16 in Michigan.