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Jessica Nguyen

Trade Development Manage, Port Houston

Jessica Nguyen joined Port Houston as Trade Development Manager in May 2021.

In her present position, Nguyen is responsible for business development involving US West coast interests, Asia/transpacific route, and promotion of Port Houston’s capabilities for handling retail products, agriculture/cotton, and general imports.  She generates international and national trade that benefits the local economy by educating the public and maritime industry interests about the high quality of various specialties offered by Port Houston.

She has 16+ years of professional experience with ocean carriers, drayage providers, and BCOs.  Her most recent position prior to joining the port was as Sales Executive with Hapag-Lloyd (America), LLC where she had a 7-year tenure responsible over the US Gulf region.

Nguyen earned her bachelor’s degree in English with a masters in Advanced International Affairs from Texas A&M University.