B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois. J.D. degree from The John Marshall Law School and licensed attorney in the State of Illinois. LLM (Master of Laws) candidate in International Business and Trade Law from The John Marshall Law School. Government experience interning with the Department of Commerce and the Bureau of Industry and Security. Industry experience in aviation/defense corporations (5 years) and a pharmaceutical corporation (2 years). Kellie has experience drafting self-disclosures on the private side as well as analyzing submitted self-disclosures while an intern for the BIS. She has years of experience performing free trade agreement qualifications for most US FTAs including NAFTA, Peru, Singapore, Australia, Korea, Colombia, and Chile. She spent two years managing the import business of a large multinational corporation auditing brokers, documenting import processes, and training employees on DEA and FDA regulations.