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Impello Global Named EXIM 2021 New Broker of the Year

Small Businesses Were 100 Percent of New EXIM Broker’s Customers in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2021

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WASHINGTON –Today the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) awarded Impello Global Insurance Services LLC, headquartered in Seattle, Washington, as EXIM’s 2021 New Broker of the Year. EXIM presented the award during EXIM’s 2021 Annual Conference being held virtually September 21-23.

Impello Global is a relatively new specialty trade-credit and political risk-insurance brokerage firm. Founded in 2017 by Jeramie Maxwell, who previously managed Wells Fargo's structured trade finance and cross-border lending, the firm provides EXIM’s short- and medium-term export credit insurance, as well as assistance with EXIM’s long-term financing, for the West and Mountain regions of the United States.

In FY 2020, Impello Global produced the eighth-highest increase in EXIM authorizations amount. Moreover, 100 percent of their EXIM customers were small businesses.

“Every year, EXIM awards our newest insurance broker for special recognition among the most accomplished members of our wide and diverse pool of talented brokers. This year, we are pleased to recognize Impello Global as EXIM’s 2021 New Broker of the Year,” said EXIM Broker Account Manager Ursula Wegrzynowicz. “We appreciate our expanding collaboration with Impello Global, and we look forward to much future success with this enterprising and growing broker in support of America’s small business exporters and their employees.”

“After nearly 20 years of working with EXIM in various capacities—first as a young broker, then as a senior banker, and now as the head of an advisory boutique and trade credit and political insurance brokerage—I can say firsthand how important and valuable EXIM is to U.S. exporters. I have personally experienced EXIM supporting thousands of U.S. jobs, and offering the needed support to transform businesses from small companies with a primary focus on the U.S. market to a large growing business with sales throughout the globe. It has been an honor to work with EXIM,” said Impello Global President Jeramie Maxwell.

Impello Global is a U.S.-based trade-credit insurance brokerage and a trade-finance advisor. The company specializes in brokering trade credit and political risk insurance globally and provides advisory services to companies, private equity firms, and lenders seeking to expand their global trade and finance capacities. In addition to the company’s headquarters in Seattle, Impello Global has offices in Idaho, Maine, Ohio, and Oregon.

ABOUT EXIM:

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is the nation’s official export credit agency with the mission of supporting American jobs by facilitating U.S. exports. To advance American competitiveness and assist U.S. businesses as they compete for global sales, EXIM offers financing including export credit insuranceworking capital guarantees, loan guarantees, and direct loans. As an independent federal agency, EXIM contributes to U.S. economic growth by supporting tens of thousands of jobs in exporting businesses and their supply chains across the United States. Since 1992, EXIM has generated more than $9 billion for the U.S. Treasury for repayment of U.S. debt. Learn more at www.exim.gov.