August wegginar presenters

Exporting Uncertainty to Confidence: Featuring Hayes Manufacturing

with Ursula M. Wegrzynowicz, Business Development Specialist at EXIM Bank and Penny Challender, President at Hayes Manufacturing
August 4, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

11:00 a.m. Central (12:00 noon Eastern) time

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2021 wegginar series

We live in a trade driven economy, with 95% of the world’s consumers located outside of the U.S., exporting your products/services is a great way to grow your business.

Are you nervous about making the jump in to exporting? If something happens, how do you make sure you get paid? What resources are available to help get me started?

Women Entrepreneurs Go Global & the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) invite you to join our FREE wegginar: Exporting Uncertainty to Confidence: Featuring Hayes Manufacturing

wegginar® takeaways:

  • Hear from Penny on how her company went from hesitant exporter to exporting pro
  • Ensure you get paid on your products / services with Export Credit Insurance
  • Accessing Pre-Export Working Capital for Your Goods

Meet the presenter, Ursula M. Wegrzynowicz

At EXIM Bank Ursula services the exporting community by providing export finance counseling related to the Bank’s products. Prior to re-joining EXIM Bank, Ursula founded a trade finance brokerage with the goal of assisting US exporters reach their export potential. Ursula has also worked in logistics and international banking guiding U.S. exporters on export strategy, trade finance and export compliance.

Ursula is a proud member of the Board of Directors of the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago (ITAGC). She received her B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and her M.A. from American University in D.C.

Ursula M. Wegrzynowicz

Meet the presenter, Penny Challender

Penny Challender grew up in the family manufacturing business started by her grandparents in a garage in Rochester, Michigan in 1966. Since 1999, she has worked full-time at Hayes Manufacturing and currently holds the position of company President. Penny was part of a team devoted to diversifying sales both domestically and internationally. She focused on utilizing the many state and federal resources available to assist with implementing best practices to reduce the risks associated with exporting. In 2021, Hayes Manufacturing will ship power transmission products to over 25 countries.

Penny Challender