The Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has hired Katerina Korish as international trade specialist for the Spokane Export Center located on the Riverpoint Campus.
Korish recently relocated to Spokane from Madison, Wisc., where she owned and ran a gourmet wholesale business that sourced and imported Asian food for U.S. co-ops and companies.
She has both domestic and international business experience in the real estate industry and experience in the international fine art business.
Her background includes ongoing research about doing business in Asia. She is also fluent in Russian and can bridge the gaps for clients interested in Eastern European markets.
Korish holds a master’s in corporate communication from Baruch College, The City University of New York; and from Minsk State University in Belarus, a master's in sociolinguistics and a bachelor of arts degree in Interpretation (Chinese-English-Russian) with a minor in international relations.