Company Description: Foreign Targets, Inc. (FTI) is an export development company creating and managing proactive export programs for small to medium sized companies using a systematic methodology – FTI’s Core-8 Steps to Export Development.
Experience: Andrew has been exporting for 25 years to over 60 countries involving a range of industrial and consumer products for a variety of clients. Upon graduation from Wabash College, he received a Governor’s Fellowship from Governor Robert D. Orr followed by a position with the Indiana Department of Commerce as Field Representative. Andrew received an MBA from Notre Dame and became Export Manager for Trinetics, Inc. Following his tenure at Trinetics, Andrew founded Foreign Targets, Inc. Beginning in 2011, FTI contracted with the State of Indiana to offer export assistance to clients of the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC). FTI created and conducts a 3-month intensive curriculum for clients of the ISBDC wanting to build and implement a proactive export strategy. Debuting in 2015, the Export Indiana Accelerator Program is the ISBDC’s flagship export development service.