MIAMI DADE COUNTY – INTERNATIONAL TRADE CONSORTIUM (ITC)
Maria Dreyfus-Ulvert is the Interim Director for the Miami-Dade County International Trade Consortium. Since joining the County in 2007, Ms. Dreyfus-Ulvert has worked with Foreign Consulates, Trade Offices, Chambers of Commerce (foreign and local) to promote business and international trade between Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia and Miami-Dade County. She has organized and coordinated numerous outbound business/trade missions for the County and has hosted and supported more than 100 inbound trade missions worldwide.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Dreyfus-Ulvert was a diplomat for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua. From 2002 to 2007 she held the position of Minister Counselor in charge of economic affairs at the Nicaragua Consulate in Miami promoting trade, investment and tourism between Florida and Nicaragua. Ms. Dreyfus-Ulvert was also the assistant director of the European Department at the Nicaraguan Ministry of Foreign Affairs where she participated in trade negotiations between the European Union and Central America.
She worked for the United Nations Secretariat and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and was an emerging Markets Analyst at Morgan Stanley New York. Ms. Dreyfus-Ulvert worked at the World Bank doing research and at Morgan Stanley in New York as an emerging markets analyst covering Latin America and the Caribbean. Ms. Dreyfus graduated from Columbia University with a master’s in International Affairs and earned a bachelor’s degree in government from Georgetown University. She is currently the lead at ITC in support of the new MBDA Florida Export Academy powered by the Florida MBDA Export Center, operated by M. Gill & Associates.
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce – MBDA and Florida’s MEDWeek 2021 Host Committee, we are proud to recognize and honor Maria Dreyfus-Ulvert for her commitment and service. CONGRATULATIONS!