Jessica Russell is a Senior Account Manager in the business development team at Export Development Canada (EDC) covering Simcoe County and Muskoka. She manages a diverse portfolio of clients of all sizes. Jessica’s mission is to help Canadian companies become more competitive on the international stage by providing risk mitigation, financing or knowledge services. Jessica has over 12 years of international trade and account management experience which helps her provide advice and solve problems associated with selling outside of Canada. She graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and holds a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation from the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT).