Keith Sanchez is one of the founding partners of Avalon Risk Management. He is currently the Executive Vice President, Growth overseeing the National Sales and Marketing efforts and will continue to oversee Avalon’s Western Division offices. With 11 offices nationwide and in Canada, Avalon has positioned itself as a premier provider of innovative insurance and surety solutions and products for the International Trade and Transportation community. Keith has spent the last 37 years in the financial services industry with 28 years specifically catering to the International Trade and Transportation community.
Keith is a member of the District Export Council of Southern California, a position appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, Wilber Ross of the U.S. Department of Commerce. He is Board Member and Past President of the Foreign Trade Association, a past President of the Harbor Transportation Club and is currently on the board of the International Seafarers Center in Long Beach, CA. He is an active member in many other organizations such as the Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association, National Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association, Los Angeles Transportation Club, LA Air Cargo Association, and California Trucking Association to name a few. Keith is also a past instructor at the Global Logistic Specialist (GLS) program offered at the California State University – Long Beach.