Media Advisory: Congresswoman Summer Lee, EXIM President & Chair Reta Jo Lewis to convene PA small businesses, local officials to discuss financing resources for U.S. exporters in PA

Mar 20, 2023
Press

WHO: 

U.S. Rep. Summer Lee (PA-12), who serves on the House Space, Science, and Technology Committee; 

Export-Import Bank of the U.S. President and Chair Reta Jo Lewis; local PA exporters and small businesses, community organizations and government officials

Ryan Russell, Director, U.S. Commercial Service

David Briel, Deputy Secretary, Office of International Business Development, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Majestic Lane, Chief Equity Officer, and Matt Smith, Chief Growth Officer, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Juan Garrett, Executive Director, Riverside Center for Innovation

Tricina Cash, Executive Vice President of the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council (EMSDC) 

WHAT: 

U.S. Rep. Summer Lee (D-Penn.) and Reta Jo Lewis, the President and Chair of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM), will convene local Pennsylvania government officials, small businesses and community organizations to discuss financing resources for local USexporters and helping PA and American businesses better compete in the global marketplace.

Lee joined the House Space Science and Technology Committee to deliver funding and resources to ensure Western Pennsylvania is best positioned to lead the country as a hub for innovation, technology, and manufacturing—and to ensure that marginalized communities are included and uplifted in the region’s economic growth.

The University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center of will serve as co-hosts. Media are invited to film or record b-roll and audio of the roundtable discussion. Congresswoman Lee and Chair Lewis are also available for one-on-one interviews before or after the roundtable event.

WHEN:

TODAY Monday, March 20th from 2:00pm-3:30pm.

WHERE:

University of Pittsburgh Oakland Campus, Murdoch Building, 3420 Forbes Avenue, 3rd floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

RSVP: Press should RSVP here ASAP

CONTACT:          

Rep. Lee: Emilia.Rowland@mail.house.gov, 330-212-2065 

EXIM: Sean Bartlett, sean.bartlett@exim.gov, 202.963-9921

MORE INFORMATION:

www.summerlee.house.gov

www.exim.gov

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