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December 3, 2020

Avalon Expands with New Office in Phoenix, AZ


Avalon Risk Management is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in Phoenix, AZ. Deirdre Hudson, Regional Vice President, will manage the new office. Deirdre, who has been with Avalon since 2002, will continue to oversee the San Francisco and Seattle offices as well.

Deirdre has more than 27 years' experience working with the logistics community in different capacities. Before joining Avalon in 2002, she worked for one of the world's largest customs broker/freight forwarding companies, Kuehne + Nagel, for seven years.

Deirdre has been instrumental in the growth of Avalon's client base in the San Francisco region. In 2013, her role expanded as she took on the management of the Seattle territory. Her dedicated staff will continue to provide the same expert level of service that clients in the San Francisco and Seattle region have come to know. Avalon will now have personnel in all three locations to service our clients. You can download the Western Division's contact list here.

"Deirdre and her team have detailed knowledge and understanding of the broker/forwarder's needs have made them invaluable to Avalon and our clients. She is always willing to give back to the communitycase in point is her dedicated service on the board of the Express Carriers Association" stated Keith Sanchez, Divisional Vice President. "Deirdre brings to the Phoenix office experience and the ability to provide top-notch service to our clients no matter what sector of the international or domestic trade and transportation industry they are involved in. I am confident she will be successful in growing the Phoenix office.”

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