David Watkins is the Director of Network Operations for the Indiana SBDC. He is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) for the State of Indiana as part of the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASITE). The CGBP accreditation brings added credibility and expertise to the export promotion and assistance activities of the Indiana SBDC in the areas of Global Business Management, Global Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Trade Finance. David previously served as Assistant Director of International Affairs at IUPUI where he managed international operations, assisted with reporting, and led improvement and development processes. He received his MBA from Butler University with a focus on International Business & Finance and his Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Political Science from the University of Cincinnati. David and his wife live in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood in Indianapolis and enjoy hiking and traveling.