Patrice Lafayette

Regional Vice President

Western Region
Phone: 562-628-9332

Patrice began her career at Roanoke Trade in 2007 in the Western Division Bond department and has held various positions, including managing both the west coast bond team and west coast sales team, until becoming Vice President – Sales in early 2021. She has over 20 years of insurance and financial services experience with the last 14 years focused on the international trade community. Patrice is responsible for a large book of business that includes high-profile clients and brings invaluable expertise in cultivating and managing client relations and helping to determine where coverage gaps may exist and how to address them.

Known for her insurance and international trade experience, Patrice is a well-respected advisor on risk management of insurance and bonds for the international trade community. She frequently speaks at various local and national transportation association conferences, as well as conducts training workshops to help keep clients and the industry at large informed on the various changes taking place in logistics and transportation and the solutions available to respond to these changes.

Patrice is a licensed broker in 12 states, and a graduate of California State University, Northridge where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance. She serves on the Executive Committee for the Board of Directors for the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) and is also an active participant in numerous other West Coast trade associations.

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