Executive Director FTPC
International Business Experience:
Dr. Hayes is Executive Director of the Foreign Trade Promotion Council (FTPC), www.ncftpc.com. With over twenty-five years of experience in global business development and trade finance consultancy, Dr. Hayes is a frequent lecturer on how to go global and find buyers for your business. His global contacts and comprehensive managerial experience has resulted in bringing global program initiatives to successful results. Dr. Hayes was the Executive Director of President Reagan’s global trade program; EXPORT NOW, having worked with Fortune 100 C level executives in executing their global strategy while expanding small and midsize companies global presence and reducing the National Trade deficit. Dr. Hayes has BS, MS and Ph.D. degrees from NYU School of Engineering and Science and is presently active on the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Advancement Council.