Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia
U.S. Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration
Holly Vineyard serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Asia (which spans South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia and Oceania, but excludes China) in the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) Global Markets unit. ITA works to improve the global business environment and help U.S. companies compete at home and abroad.
Ms. Vineyard directs the Department's regional activities on market access, trade and commerce. She is responsible for developing programs, policies and strategies to strengthen the U.S. commercial position in Asia.
Ms. Vineyard joined the Commerce Department in 1994. Prior to her current position, she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, Director of the Office of Africa, as Senior Policy Advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, and as a desk officer for India and Singapore. She has been detailed twice to the Senate Finance Committee, where she worked with the Trade Subcommittee on a wide range of issues, including its consideration of the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Prior to joining the Commerce Department, Ms. Vineyard worked in the private sector.She holds a master's degree from George Mason University and a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary.
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