Kansas Global provides customized export services to companies in order to help them succeed in international trade. These services help companies with the many facets of international trade and are customized to the specific needs and goals of each client.
We are nationally awarded and internationally recognized for our work in export services, trade compliance, and trade policy.
Laura Lombard is the President/CEO of the Kansas Global Trade Services, Inc. She graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) with a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Economics. Laura is an accomplished executive with more than ten years of experience in international business development.
Laura worked as a consultant and media relations coordinator at The Cohen Group (TCG), a DC-based consulting firm founded by former Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen. At TCG, Laura worked with Fortune 100 clients on federal and international business development and policy matters.
After leaving TCG, Laura was the founding President and Executive Director of the Middle East & North Africa Consultants in Washington, DC. She formed MENA Consultants in 2013 along with twelve other consultants interested in promoting increased trade relations and commerce between the United States and Middle Eastern countries. She also provided strategic consulting for non-profit organizations, small-to-medium-sized companies, public-private partnerships, and Fortune 500 firms.
Upon moving home to Wichita in 2017, she was hired as the CEO of ImEpik, a market-driven and research-based online training company. Laura joined ImEpik to expand the company’s presence in the food safety industry and other industrial sectors. The company tripled its revenue two years in a row under her leadership and became a recognized leader in food safety training. Laura also worked as a consultant for the Climate and Energy Project as the Development Director of the Clean Energy Business Council. Laura also ran for the U.S. Congressional seat in the 4th District of Kansas in 2020.
In addition to her Master’s Degree from SAIS, Laura has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Kansas. She enjoys traveling, painting, Latin dancing, and basketball. She is also the proud mom of a red-headed little boy.
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