WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) today announced that Brad Carroll has joined the Bank as senior vice president for communications. The Bank is also pleased to announce that Dolline Hatchett has joined as the vice president of communications.
"Brad and Dolline bring a great depth of strategic experience and leadership to the communications team of the Bank," said Ex-Im Bank Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg. "Together they will further complement our efforts to communicate the mission of the Bank, as we work together to level the playing field for U.S. businesses and create more American jobs in a competitive global economy."
Carroll comes to the Bank most recently from the White House, where he served as the Communications Director for the White House Domestic Policy Council. Prior to that, Carroll served as Press Secretary and Senior Communications Advisor for the Department of Commerce, where he served as chief spokesperson for a department with over 42,000 employees. Previously, he worked as the Press Secretary for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), where he served as the chief spokesperson and advisor to the FEMA Administrator during such natural disasters as the 2010 Tennessee floods, the Joplin and Tuscaloosa tornadoes in 2011, and Hurricane Irene in 2011.
Hatchett comes to the Bank from a leading nuclear energy provider, where she managed the North American media operations in support of the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She also served as the spokesperson and communications architect of messaging across the companies' nationwide facilities and handled press relations on the regional and national levels.
Prior to that role, she was the Director of Communications and Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. She has over 20 years of federal experience to include a tour at the Department of Labor, where she was the Director of Public Affairs and Field Services, providing strategic communications advice to eight regional public affairs offices across the country. She also served as an on-camera spokesperson for the Department of the Navy.
ABOUT EX-IM BANK:
Ex-Im Bank is an independent federal agency that creates and maintains U.S. jobs by filling gaps in private export financing at no cost to American taxpayers. The Bank provides a variety of financing mechanisms, including working-capital guarantees, export-credit insurance and financing to help foreign buyers purchase U.S. goods and services. In the past fiscal year alone, Ex-Im Bank earned for U.S. taxpayers more than $1 billion above the cost of operations.
In FY 2013, Ex-Im Bank approved more than $27 billion in total authorizations to support an estimated $37.4 billion in U.S. export sales and approximately 205,000 American jobs in communities across the country. For the year, the Bank approved a record 3,413 transactions-- or 89 percent--for small-businesses. Small business exporters can learn about how Ex-Im Bank products can help them increase foreign sales at http://go.usa.gov/ZVTd. For other information about Ex-Im, visit www.exim.gov.
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