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Patricia Hanes
Director/MBDA Chicago Export Center

As director of the Export Center, Patricia Hanes helps minority-owned companies grow their business through exporting. She helps clients to identify contract opportunities, access capital, and navigate the resources needed to export products globally. The Chicago Export Center works to introduce clients to markets in Africa and China, but as part of a network of export centers around the country, clients can expand their reach around the globe. Hanes’ years of experience in supply chain operations, diversity and business development make her well suited for her director role.