April 18, 2014

Trade and Transportation

Trendsetters - Dec. 2006

Mike Vogel | 12/1/2006
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Peter Quinter, 42, always had an interest in cultures and languages. He even missed the start of his last year of high school to finish a live-abroad program in Greece. He also always wanted to be a lawyer.

No surprise then that he became a customs attorney, is board certified in international law and chairs law firm Becker and Poliakoff's customs and international trade practice. "In a typical day, I address concerns regarding food from Lebanon to whole bread from Brazil to cosmetics from England to clothing from Hong Kong to exports of high-tech items to India to litigation in Tianjin, China."

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As executive dean, Joyce Elam, 57, runs FIU's College of Business Administration, ranked seventh in U.S. News and World Report's listing of business school undergrad programs with a focus on international business.

Daniel Berrebi, 47, founder of Paris-based ocean transport firm Unishipping, has moved to Miami to start BRB Yachts and soon will launch a fast-ferry service to Bimini in the Bahamas. , 57, runs FIU's College of Business U.S. News and World Report's listing of business school undergrad programs with a focus on international , 47, founder of Paris-based ocean transport firm Unishipping, has moved to Miami to start BRB Yachts and soon will launch a service to the Bahamas.

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