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About Us

KIMBERLY KIRKENDALL, President

Kimberly’s career has spanned over 25 years with her experience focused on international development, manufacturing, and operations. During that time she managed factories for an American company in China, was General Manager of an export firm in Hong Kong, and later moved to California where she directed the international manufacturing, importing, and costing programs for a major gift company. This was followed by over five years in accounting, finance, and management consulting, first at a large regional CPA firm and then with her own firm. She is an advisor to many government, non-profit, and privately held companies and a regarded speaker for various organizations. She is also an advocate to promote Chinese Language Education in the U.S.

Kiki Zhao, Vice-President, Shanghai

Kiki has had over 10 years experience in supply chain and operations. She is a very skilled negotiator and recognizes business opportunities. She has been in management for international trading companies as well as developing her own trading business and marketing her product line internationally. Bachelors Degree from Suzhou University.

Max Shi

Max has ten years of sourcing and supply chain experience with very strong vendor qualification skills. He has worked for international companies developing their supplier base. Max works independently and can accompany clients as they travel in China. Max has a BA in Engineering from Xian Jiaotong University.

Eric McGraw

Eric has been in China over five years, most recently working for IRD supporting clients in Sales and Market strategy. He can support the client to set up a tradeshow, travel to represent the company with clients, etc. Eric has a BA and MA in Business / Communications.