Kitty Pon

Kitty Pon is managing director of the Transpacific Trade Center in Bensenville, IL facilitating International Trades with multiple regions around the globe.

Formally president of Pactrans Air & Sea, Inc., a logistics company and global freight and import forwarder that she founded in 1991. Pon Also worked as a general manager at Super Air Express, where her responsibilities included identifying and analyzing market trends, contract and rate negotiations, directing and coordinating transportation, managing ware- housing and distribution services. This experience in managing the many different facets of a global freight and logistics company provided her with the foundation necessary to run her own enterprise.

Her expertise in building relationships in Asia and handling operations for an international enterprise, has also helped make her a leader in opening up business opportunities in China. Building on her own partnerships with Asian businesses, she uses her invaluable network of suppliers and vendors in Asian markets to help other minority business owners to develop relationships overseas. She led serval delegations to China for the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce creating opportunity for minority small business owners to expand their business into the global arena. She is active in supporting the Asian and Chinese American community in Illinois and nationally.