Shannon Bethea International Trade and Logistics

areas of expertise
  • Business transformation
  • Restructuring and turnaround
  • Integration
  • Growth strategy
  • M&A transaction support
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
  • BS, engineering, Technical University of Denmark
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Shannon Bethea joined LTI in September 2015 and brought with her an excellent background, with more than 15 years’ experience in international trade and logistics. With deep technical knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations for dual-use items, Shannon assists clients with matters relating to export controls and customs compliance. This includes but is not limited to assistance in ECCN and harmonized system tariff classification for products, technology, and software.


Before joining LTI, Shannon worked as a Trade Compliance Analyst for Broadcom Corporation, a multinational global leader in the semiconductor industry for wired and wireless communications. Her work for Broadcom included developing new standard operating procedures, companywide training awareness programs and implementing a written internal trade compliance program to maximize global trade operational efficiency while minimizing risks and increasing overall company compliance. Her daily work also included performing import/export classification analyses with engineering teams, conducting end-use and end-user screening, processing external customer/distributor export classification requests, and preparing trade compliance documents such as training manuals, flowcharts, technical specifications, supplier contracts/business license agreements, due diligence reports, project specifications, policy statements, audit reports and export licenses. She gained technical experience with classification of diverse semiconductor technologies and related end-item applications within various markets. Her portfolio includes an expertise in encryption products and the regulatory requirements such as licensing/exceptions or reporting.


  • Examples of Previous Projects

    LTI has extensive specific experience with regard to private and public-sector clients, but the work performed for each is subject to non-disclosure and confidentiality obligations. However, following are general descriptions of work performed:   Export control consulting for a number of joint ventures between multinational companies and Chinese State-Owned Enterprise related to the development and

    February 10, 2022
  • A digital prescription for the pharma industry

    Supported by a robust sales force and tight cost controls, Pharm Ltd. experienced sustained double-digit growth over a number of years, only to find that their supply chain struggled to keep pace.

    December 9, 2019
  • Within the construction industry as their overdraft

    Many businesses, large and small, have a huge source of great ideas that can help them improve, innovate, and grow, and yet so many of these companies never think of using this amazing corporate asset. What is this highly valuable asset? Its own people.

    January 22, 2016

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