Our company, with headquarters in Northern Virginia, has managed both smaller and larger projects. For larger projects we engage employees located in Southern Michigan and by teaming with other reputable consultants and law firms around the country. We have provided support to both clients in the U.S. and abroad.
Lisa Bencivenga has worked in the export and import compliance field since 1992. 1992-1999 she held export compliance positions within The Boeing Company Washington, DC Office; and from 1999-2004 was responsible for the export and import compliance office of Orbital Sciences Corp. located in Northern Virginia. Her consulting services began in 2004 and continues to grow today with clients from a variety of industries. She represents companies with the U.S. Government on a wide range of regulatory and policy-related matters working closely with the Departments of State, Defense, Commerce, Treasury, and Justice.
She has had the leading role in developing and implementing internal compliance programs, providing regulatory guidance, instituting license databases, training personnel at all corporate levels, conducting audits, coordinating investigations and working closely with legal departments while administering the full spectrum of corporate international export/import activities. She has several years of experience in space-related export issues which includes obtaining and implementing complex licensing arrangements related to spacecraft and launch activities.
Lisa was an officer and member of the Board of Directors for two 2-year terms, including a term as Director of Planning and Education, of the Society for International Affairs, a Washington D.C.-based government-industry, non-profit educational organization concerned with defense trade export control matters (www.siaed.org). She stays involved with SIA by not only speaking at conferences but participating as a member of various SIA Conference Committees. She is currently on the SIA Fall Conference Committee – which will be held in Washington, DC November, 2009.
Lisa was elected to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs’ Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) for the 2008-2010 Term. Members are appointed by the Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs and advises the Bureau on various regulatory and policy defense trade issues.
She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from National-Louis University.