Stories written by Bryson Patterson

Bryson Patterson works as a regional trade finance specialist at the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Denver. Patterson comes to Denver from Washington, D.C., where he held a number of positions with the U.S. Small Business Administration, most recently as a management analyst in the Office of International Trade. Reach Patterson by telephone at (303) 844-6623, extension 218, or e-mail at

Insure against pitfalls of export sales

The U.S. dollar has strengthened significantly over the last year against most major and minor currencies. This can be good for U.S. consumers, but constitutes a headache for U.S. exporters trying to make sales in overseas markets. The dollar has climbed 10 percent against the Euro, 21 percent against the Mexican Peso and 18 percent […]

World of export opportunities await

As a regional trade finance specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, I enjoy an opportunity to speak with small business exporters in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. I hear from a great variety of businesses — from vitamin supplement makers shipping to Asia to aircraft component suppliers shipping to South America to design firms building […]


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