S.M. is an international operations executive with 30 years of experience in resource management, logistics, and customer service. From 1989-2016, S.M. enjoyed an exciting public-sector career working for the Department of State in its foreign service. She managed HR, general services, and administrative operations at U.S. missions in Germany, Russia, UK, and Ecuador. She also held senior public-sector management positions in DC focused on the East Asia-Pacific region and the $3B interagency fund that supports administrative operations at U.S. missions overseas. Prior to her foreign service career she worked in sales, marketing, and product development for Dennison-Carter’s, the Strategic Management Group, and Berlitz Translation Services. She has an MBA from Thunderbird School of International Management and a BS in Business from Eastern Illinois University. Her foreign languages include German (proficient), French, and Russian (limited).