Kimberly Wakeman, a Licensed Customs Broker (LCB) and Certified Customs Specialist (CCS), is the Vice President of Regional Operations & Government Affairs for Avalon Risk Management. In her previous role, she served as the Divisional Vice President for Avalon’s Southern Division. Kimberly has an extensive background in the global logistics industry as she has spent the last 30 years working with some of the largest logistics companies. She brings strong supply chain experience with deep knowledge and understanding of US Customs, FTZ, domestic and global logistics, and distribution services and strategies to Avalon Risk Management.
Kimberly consistently delivers innovative strategies to achieve continuous operational excellence in executing reliable business strategies, leading to more revenue and decreases in risk and cost. She monitors current events for regulatory changes and works with federal agencies and international trade associations concerning modifications that impact the global logistics industry and Avalon’s products.
Kimberly is a member of various industry associations such as Trade Supply Network, NCBFAA, ICPA, CSCMP, Beacon Council, and AWESOME. She currently is the secretary for the International Trade Surety Association (ITSA).