Wollin joins Trade Office
Posted on August 3, 2010
Tom Wollin has joined the North Dakota Trade Office staff as the director for agricultural machinery. In that role Tom works directly with North Dakota agricultural machinery manufacturers and dealers that are already exporting product or want to enter the global marketplace.
Previously working at Mattracks, Inc. in Karlstad, Minn., Tom helped expand Mattracks’ international presence by increasing sales outside of North America from 10 percent of company sales in 2000 to nearly 50 percent of company sales in 2008. Tom also helped the company obtain more than $10 million in defense contracts.
Recently, Tom testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion regarding the need for additional Congressional support to assist small businesses entering the global marketplace.
A Minnesota State University, Moorhead graduate, Tom received his bachelors in Business Administration and Marketing and a Masters in Business Administration. Tom has more than 25 years of business experience and has taught at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.