WE'RE PLEASED TO INTRODUCE OUR TEAM MEMBERS!
Fremont's founders and key players make our company a special place. We have a wide variety of skills, but it is the enthusiasm that each of our team members shows when faced with a new challenge that sets us apart from the rest. We love visiting factories, meeting new people, and learning new skills!
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Alex Henderson has broad experience in sourcing, logistics, and transportation, has received certifications in hazardous materials transport, and is experienced with customs regulations and entry procedures. He oversees general operations and trains US and China-based employees in sourcing and inspection best practices. Born in Pennsylvania, Alex has traveled all over the world and lived in New York City, Taiwan, China, and the Dominican Republic. He holds a BA from New York's New School University and took certification classes at NYU and Baruch College's International Business and Customs Brokerage program. Alex speaks English, Mandarin Chinese, and German, and is studying Spanish. He can be reached any time, anywhere by calling 1-800-568-7618 x101, or at email@example.com.
Sarah Donahue keeps Fremont's operations running on time and under budget, combining experience in business administration from a wide variety of fields, including information services, human resource management, law, publishing, grocery, and event production. Her love of spreadsheets and metrics, together with a BA in philosophy from Eugene Lang College, equipped her to develop the lean budget and flexible operating structure that allow Fremont's sourcing, logistics and consulting brands to bring value to clients anywhere in the world. Sarah is based in the US after living in China for three years, and writes articles on doing business in China, some of which can be found on this site's Resources page. You can reach Sarah at 1-800-568-7628 x103, or contact her by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
China Sourcing Operations Manager
Liv Li develops sourcing relationships and provides administrative support for Fremont's office in Shanghai, China, as well as providing translation services and support for site visits and production inspections in China. She also assists with developing China-side marketing strategies. Liv graduated with a degree in Business English from Nanchang Hangkong University, where she studied Advanced English, International Trade Theory, and International Marketing. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and English. Liv can be reached at email@example.com.
China Export Consultant and Inspection Coordinator
Irina Verchagina provides contract sourcing, consulting and inspection services for Fremont Lancaster. Based in Shanghai, Irina specializes in sourcing large-scale manufacturing machinery, especially mining and drilling equipment, and advises Fremont on complex Chinese export tax scenarios. Her nearly ten years living in China and her degree in East Asian Studies from Novosibirsk Technical University enable her to build strong business relationships across cultural and language barriers. Irina speaks Russian, Mandarin Chinese, and English. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
China Export Business Development Manager
Joshua Thanos draws on a wide background in importing, distribution and sales. He spent a year in China at Fremont Lancaster's Shanghai office working with US customers and Chinese factories to develop new products and oversee production. Josh now spends most of his time in the US focusing on business development strategies that identify new customers in growing markets, but his knowledge of manufacturing better enables him to define and fulfill customer needs. His tireless work ethic, coupled with a BA in International Business, means that he goes the distance to get the best deal for his clients on a large range of imported products. Josh specializes in sourcing high quality and luxury products. He speaks English and Mandarin Chinese, and can be reached at email@example.com.
Graphic Design & Video Inspection Coordinator
Jared Mimm coordinates graphic design materials and produces China inspection videos for Fremont Lancaster. He has an extensive media and arts background, including nightlife production, and is responsible for the creation of industrial videos that are interesting to watch as well as informative for clients who rely on Fremont Lancaster to be their eyes and ears on the ground. Jared received his BFA from St. Joseph's University and his MFA from the University of Delaware, and studied at Sophia University while living in Tokyo, Japan. Before moving to China and working with Fremont, Jared worked in management consulting in Washington, DC. He speaks English, Japanese, and is studying Mandarin. Jared can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Media Manager
Jessica Thanos is a marketing specialist with valuable experience in sales, social media marketing, and client relationship management. She spent a year living in China and working our of Fremont's Shanghai office, and the experience with manufacturing that she gained in China means that she displays a deeper understanding of products in her marketing communications. Jessica graduated from Florida's Atlantic University with a BA in Communications. She speaks English and Spanish and is developing her Chinese. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Consultant, China Manufacturing
Maggie Huang was an original member of the Fremont team, and still provides expert consultation for complex sourcing projects. Before working with Fremont Lancaster, Maggie had fifteen years experience running a factory in China, and her extensive knowledge of contracts, production processes, and business practices in China helped Fremont to become a powerful ally for businesses around the world. In 2011, Maggie rejoined her family in southern China, but she remains a valued part of Fremont Lancaster. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, and English.