Leigh Ryan has taken World Trade Center Savannah full steam ahead, managing trade services and kicking off the organization’s college internship program. As vice president, she works with World Trade Center Savannah partners to assist in the development and success of the international strategies of their companies or of their clients. This covers importing and exporting, custom research, expanding markets, identifying buyers, sellers and distributers as well as international connections and business match making. Ryan is also responsible for Foreign-Trade Zone 104, working with established foreign trade zone site and sub-zone operators as well as promoting the benefits for FTZ to the region. She has been instrumental in developing the tools needed to communicate the mission and benefits of the organization to the region and the world.