Mary Estelle Ryckman

Advisor for Business Retention, Expansion + Global Markets



Mary Estelle Ryckman is our Advisor for Business Retention, Expansion + Global Markets. Prior to moving to upstate New York, Mary spent thirty years shaping global trade and investment policy.  During her career as a trade negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), Ms. Ryckman held numerous positions, including Senior Policy Advisor, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Trade and Development, and Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Canada.  She has extensive negotiating experience in the GATT/WTO, APEC, the OECD, and free trade agreements, trade dispute resolution, and bilateral investment treaties. Mary began her career as a commercial loan officer in Boston, and has an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a Masters from the George Washington University.

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