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A world of experience, a wealth of knowledge.

Since 1997, Tradewin has been providing expert import and export advice to clients all over the world. Combined, our skilled team of Customs brokers, lawyers, accountants and other professionals possess more than 400 years of experience. Together, we've helped thousands of clients save more than $50 million in duties, guiding them through the ever-changing and complex arena of international regulations as effortlessly as possible.

From compliance programs to trade data management, Tradewin brings a fresh vision that leverages both local expertise and global understanding. We work with customers to find pragmatic and meaningful solutions to the complex problems facing global traders. Our unique approach results in creative and innovative solutions that translate to your bottom line. We focus and deliver the right people, processes and technology to ensure the success of every endeavor.

A talented team of Customs experts.

Our talented staff is made up of licensed U.S. and international Customs brokers, lawyers, accountants and industry leaders. In short, an expert import/export team. As such, we work with you to assess complicated situations, maneuver through complex regulatory hurdles, and implement solutions that are both creative and effective. All to help you to meet the letter of the law and the spirit of our business. Below are profiles of a few of our key people:

Larry Tobia - Principal

Larry Tobia

For more than 25 years, Larry has been working with the U.S. trade community designing, implementing and managing Customs duty and fee recovery programs. He's worked for companies in every industry, including automotive, chemical, retail, and pharmaceutical. Nearly half of that time was spent as the Vice President of a prominent drawback specialist and customhouse brokerage firm in New York City. Since 1999, Larry has been Principal for Drawback Services at Tradewin.

Larry serves on committees for AAEI, National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (NCFFAA), and the ACE Trade Support Network. He is a Licensed Customhouse Broker and holds BBA degrees in Managerial Accounting and Finance from Pace University/NYC.

Kamila Kotlewska - Principal

Kamila Kotlewska

Prior to joining Tradewin, Kamila worked for the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency, a department of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, where she advised U.S. corporations on establishing and expanding their European operations. Kamila's experience includes both international business development and European trade compliance.

She has her Masters in International and European Law (LL.M) from the Erasmus University School of Law in Rotterdam, is a licensed Customs House Broker in the Netherlands, and speaks Dutch, English and Polish.

Michael Bellezza - Principal

Michael Bellezza

As a Tradewin Principal, Michael has a talent for bringing common sense solutions to complex regulatory scenarios, specializing in building compliance programs, providing educational seminars and workshops, advising risk mitigation, and implementing duty reduction programs.

Before joining Tradewin in 2010, Michael worked for Expeditors for eight years in a wide variety of management positions including Customs Brokerage Operations, Import & Export Compliance, Freight Forwarding, and Supply Chain Analytics.

Michael is a U.S. Licensed Customs House Broker. He is IATA/FIATA certified and is a member of the International Compliance Professionals Association. He is a graduate of Boston College with a degree in Economics.

Marko Vuksanovic - General Manager

Marko Vuksanovic
General Manager

Prior to joining Tradewin, Marko worked in several capacities in the logistics industry including managing freight forwarding and customs operations.

As General Manager of Tradewin in the South Pacific region, Marko has a natural talent for adding value to supply chains through various duty mitigation methods, involving Tariff Classification, Tariff Concession Orders, Valuation, Duty Drawback, Free Trade Agreements, and industry assistance schemes. Marko also assists clients in understanding the complexities of customs and trade compliance, and implementing programs to mitigate and manage associated risks.

Marko is a licensed Customs Broker in Australia and is fully accredited by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. Marko holds a Bachelor of International Business from the University of South Australia, and is currently completing a Masters degree in the same discipline at the Queensland University of Technology.

Rob Moore - Senior Manager

Rob Moore
Senior Manager

As Senior Manager of Consulting for Tradewin's Canadian practice, Rob brings expertise in H.S. Classification, Valuation, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Least Developed Country Tariff (LDCT), and General Preferential Tariff (GPT), as well as extensive experience with the automotive and textile industries.

In his 20 years in the customs industry, Rob has successfully obtained tariff relief from the Department of Finance for Canadian importers. Recently, he worked with petrochemicals to streamline the processes in the bonded movement of fossil fuels. He has provided detailed valuation guidance to both resident and non-resident importers. Rob has successfully assisted importers with their acceptance in the CBSA's Partners in Protection program.