Advisor North America
Myles Matthews brings a wealth of experience and expertise in areas such as international trade, government relations, education, and community service. He received both a Masters of Public Administration with a focus on Public Finance/Financial Management from New York University's Graduate School of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science from the School of Education, where he earned Dean's List recognition. His additional qualifications include an Oxford Certificate in TESOL/TESL/TEFL and a Customs Broker License.
In his professional career, Myles has held a variety of roles. Currently, he serves as the Chairman of Jinboast E-Commerce Tianjin Incorporated in New York, where he coordinates activities between American and Chinese companies with a license to operate in the People's Republic of China. His teaching experience includes being an Adjunct Professor at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, where he taught courses in economics, foreign direct investment, customs brokerage logistics, and macroeconomics. He has held a similar role at Pace University Lubin School of Business, focusing on topics related to imports and exports and U.S. customs regulations. Myles's commitment to global trade and education is evident through his role as President & CEO of the Global Trade & Technology Center. In this capacity, he collaborated with the U.S. Department of Commerce to support small and medium-sized businesses in entering global export markets. Furthermore, he played a key role in coordinating educational programs in global trade.
Myles also has a background in government relations. He was the Director of Government and Community Affairs at MTA/New York City Transit, where he managed the liaison and lobbying effort on behalf of the agency with elected officials on the federal, state, and local level. He served in a similar capacity as the Director of Intergovernmental Relations at the Human Resources Administration Community Development Agency in New York, where he also acted as the representation for the Commissioner at inter-agency meetings. Myles was also special assistant to U.S. Congressman Charles B. Rangel of New York, accompanying the Congressman in and around New York City. As special assistant, he was responsible for the District Office liaison activity in the congressional district, including making statements at public hearings, meetings, and special events.
Myles has also held a variety of membership and leadership roles within the American Cancer Society, the New York State Harlem Urban Development Corporation, the Minority-owned Business Technology Transfer Consortium, the New York Software Industry Association, the U.S. Department of Commerce New York District Export Council, the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations, and the New York City Bar Association