January 05, 2018 | Corporate Communiqué

The Foreign Trade Association Names Glenn Patton of Roanoke as 2018 President!

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The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) has named Roanoke Insurance Group Inc.’s Glenn Patton as their 2018 FTA President. Mr. Patton has been on the Executive Board of Directors for the Foreign Trade Association of Southern California since 2011 and has been an active member of the organization since 2002. Prior to earning his presidential seat, he served as Treasurer, 2nd Vice President and 1st Vice President. The Foreign Trade Association’s mission is to promote, foster and encourage international commerce and economic growth. The FTA wants to educate and conduct high quality and timely meetings, seminars and conferences for the purpose of encouraging and developing international trade, hallmarks that Mr. Patton is devoted to maintaining. Per Mr. Patton, “I am very honored to be President of the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) in 2018, which will be our 99th year as an organization dedicated to promoting international trade. As global trade is constantly evolving, I’m looking forward to working with the FTA members to help continue our efforts as the FTA moves forward to a new century in 2019! ”

Mr. Patton has been with Roanoke since 1998, and is currently Vice President, Business Development. His technical expertise is concentrated in Cargo Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Property/Casualty and Bonds for transportation specialists. We believe that Glenn has the experience, determination and attention to detail to thrive in his new role as FTA President. Congratulations, Glenn, on this tremendous honor.

Roanoke Insurance Group Inc., enables global commerce by providing insurance, surety and risk management solutions for trade and transportation. Roanoke has sales, service and underwriting locations throughout the U.S. Call us today at 1.800.ROANOKE to speak with a representative.

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