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Sindy Yeh - Arlington Economic Development (AED)

Sindy Yeh
Senior Business Ambassador
Arlington Economic Development
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Office: +1 703-228-0858

Member: WNG Board of Advisors
Member: WNG International Roundtable Steering Committee

Sindy Yeh is a Senior Business Development Manager for Arlington Economic Development. She brings to her position more than 20 years of experience in international business development and program management. In her current role, she assists local, national, and international businesses enabling them to expand and/or relocate to the community in an effort to grow the economy of Arlington, Virginia.

Prior to joining Arlington Economic Development, Sindy was employed in the telecommunications industry concentrating on international business development and licensing. She has worked for Iridium, an international satellite telecommunications consortium, as well as the fixed wireless company, Teligent. Sindy utilizes this experience in her current position, encouraging domestic and international companies to locate in Arlington, and working to retain those companies already doing business in the County.  In 2001, she spearheaded the development of the World Cities Alliance, a partnership among similar economic development organizations from around the world.

Sindy has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Music from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts; and a Master of Arts from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC. She is on the board of the Singapore American Business Association (SABA), and is a member of the British American Business Association (BABA), Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), Chinese CXO Group, and the Virginia Economic Development Association (VEDA). She is a graduate of the Leadership Arlington Class of 2005.

In 2007, Sindy was appointed by the Arlington County Manager to serve on the Arlington Sister City Task Force. She also represents Arlington County for the Northern Virginia Life Sciences Communities (NVLSC). She has been a member of the International Economic Development Council since 2002, and is a Certified Economic Developer.
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