Judith DelZoppo Pryor was appointed by President Donald J. Trump to serve as a member of the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) Board of Directors for a term expiring on January 20, 2021.
Ms. Pryor has spent the majority of her career working with multinational businesses, primarily in emerging markets, and brings to EXIM Bank more than 25 years of business leadership experience spanning global marketing, communications, finance, trade, and public policy. From south Asia to the Middle East, Africa and Western Europe, for international start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, her work has focused on the broadcast and satellite communications industries and international development finance.
Ms. Pryor was also an appointee of President Barack Obama, and served as Vice President, Office of External Affairs, at OPIC, the U.S. government’s development finance institution, now the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). She was responsible for all external engagement, including congressional relations, public affairs, communications, and U.S. small business development. She was a member of the Executive Leadership Team and held a seat on OPIC’s Investment Committee, providing input on all projects valued at more than $20 million.
Before entering public service, Ms. Pryor spent nearly a decade with WorldSpace Inc., a multibillion-dollar satellite radio start-up company, servicing developing markets worldwide. She held similar positions with COMSAT and Orion Network Systems and has worked with respected advertising and public relations firms. She began her career in the Washington offices of Gray & Company, continuing with the firm after its acquisition by Hill & Knowlton Public Affairs Worldwide.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Ms. Pryor holds a B.A. in Communications from Bowling Green State University and studied at the Universidad de Madrid.