Sandro Murtas is the Regional Manager of the Export Solutions Group for the Office of International Trade of the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Atlanta US Export Assistance Assistance Center covering Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky and Western/Central Tennnessee. Previously he covered Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana from the New Orleans USEAC. He is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) by the North America International Trade Educators (NASBITE). Previously, he was the Director of the International Trade Center of the Puerto Rico Small Business & Technology Development Center. He has successfully assisted companies in securing export financing and in expanding internationally.
In addition, he chaired the International Trade Committee of the Puerto Rico Manufactures Association, a 1,200 member organization, from 2003 to 2011. As part of his leadership, he developed a trade program that took local and multinational companies to business trips to the Dominican Republic, Curacao, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, Trinidad & Tobago, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, US Virgin Islands, and Panama generating new and increased exports for participating companies.
He has participated in many conferences and seminars as a speaker in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Barbados, Italy. He has published in journals, newspapers and magazines. He is a graduate of Wichita State University where he received an Economics and International Business undergraduate degree and an MA in Business Economics.