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Vincent Iacopella
Executive Vice President, Alba Wheels Up International

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Supply Chain & Logistics

Vincent Iacopella is executive vice president for growth & strategy at Alba Wheels Up International Inc., a freight forwarder and customs broker.  His responsibilities include leading Alba’s expansion into new markets and increasing the portfolio of product offerings with a focus on trade sensitive imports and exports, as well as smart supply chain technology that drives value to importers and exporters.

Vince is a licensed Customs Broker and currently serves the Los Angeles County vice chair of the District Export Council of Southern California, which comprises business leaders, appointed by successive U.S. Secretaries of Commerce, whose knowledge of international business provides a source of professional advice for regional firms.  He is also current president of the Pacific Coast Council of Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders, and a past president of the Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association. In March 2013, he was appointed to the 13th Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection, better known as COAC. This 20-member council advises the secretaries of the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Homeland Security on the commercial operations of CBP and related DHS and Treasury functions. He currently serves on the COAC and as Trade co-chair of the 14th COAC Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection.