Trade Director @ State Government of Victoria
Brian Carnahan leads the Victorian Government Americas trade team delivering business opportunities for Victorian companies in the US, Canada and Latin America. The team develops business engagement programs and assists companies establishing new export markets or expanding their presence. He joined the Victorian Government Business Office in San Francisco in June 2007.
Prior to this Brian was District Manager for the Australian Trade Commission and opened up new trade offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Fresno, California. His responsibilities included a regional focus on Australian exports to Arizona and California and on national agricultural issues as a member of agricultural team.
Previously he held the position of National Sales Manager for NTech Industries where he established a worldwide distribution network and opened up markets in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, South America, and Asia. Additional experience includes grain and fruit processing while working for ConAgra Inc. and Apple Time and with electronic data collection.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Grain Science from Kansas State University.