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Haley Wadel

Haley joined the Tradewin team in February 2017. She has extensive knowledge of international markets in a variety of industries and has previously advised clients on implementing their export strategies. Prior to joining Tradewin, Haley worked for a prime defense contractor as an International Trade Intern dealing with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Most notably, she worked for the U.S. Department of Commerce, specifically the U.S. Commercial Service, as an International Trade Intern assisting small and medium sized manufacturers in growing their business. Her experience includes Conflict Mineral Program management, export control classification and license determination. Haley received her Bachelor’s degree in both Economics and International Studies with a minor in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Recent Posts

What Do Conflict Minerals Mean for Your Supply Chain?

Posted by Haley Wadel

9/14/17 3:57 PM

Conflict Materials

Ah, summer!  Fun, sun, smuggling, and conflict minerals. Around this time last year, a Chinese-owned gold mining company was gifting cash and guns to local militias, while at the same time smuggling approximately $17 million of gold out of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

If you happen to be reading this on a mobile device, you currently have gold embedded in an electronic circuit right beneath your fingertips…

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