Heidi France is an International Trade Specialist and an expert on the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and related security procedures in the area of export licenses. She is an accredited Export Compliance Professional through the Export Compliance Training Institute. For the past 10 years, she has been working for Technology Security Associates, Inc., a Service-Disabled-Veteran-Owned Small Business, supporting multiple Department of Navy Programs. In her recent role as Program Manager she managed contracts valued at $10M and a team of 14 people, staying on budget and on schedule. Notably, she maintained a U.S. Customs Broker’s License from 2003 – 2012. Heidi has also maintained a membership with the Society for International Affairs (SIA) since 2005. She began her career as an Export Documentation clerk for the Customs Brokerage firm, V. Alexander & Co., Inc. An active duty military spouse for over 17 years, Heidi has lived in 9 different duty stations and fully understands the unique challenges military spouse professionals face while searching for their next job. She is an advocate for military spouse employment and established a Professional Network for Military Spouses within the Atsugi Officer Spouses Association (AOSA) in Atsugi, Japan.
Heidi is a graduate of Lambeth University.