Marshall S. Ferrin

International Business Development Expert

Mr. Ferrin is a highly qualified international business professional by virtue of his exceptional experience working with Small and Medium Enterprises,US and foreign Governments and trade associations in international management, marketing and sales in Europe, Japan, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. During the last 25 years, he has managed international investment and trade development projects on behalf of the United States Small Business Administration, the United States Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the European Union. As a corporate executive, Mr. Ferrin successfully designed and implemented the global market entry of the long distance telecommunications services and VOIP computer telephony software of two start-up U.S. technology companies. He has delivered incubator development advisory services to the Japanese government and to World Bank projects in Thailand. Mr. Ferrin also provided management and business development leadership for the Mason Enterprise Center’s international Business Accelerator, one of only two multinational incubators in the USA that are exclusively designed to assist both foreign companies and USA firms forge successful business partnerships in the American marketplace. Mr. Ferrin served in Afghanistan as the Senior Investment Advisor/USAID, seconded to the Afghan Investment Support Agency, www.aisa.org.af Mr. Ferrin is currently the Aid Coordinator, Office of the Governor, State of Pohnpei, Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia, http://pohnpeimet.fm/.