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Now in our 69th year, The Memphis World Trade Club is an organization of Memphis' professionals in the international trade industry. MWTC is one of the oldest and most respected clubs in our industry and a key resource in the Memphis community for promoting the participation and growth in international trade.

We provide a forum for effective networking and discussion of trade issues and for world-class educational opportunities and hospitality. We are the key organization in our community to meet importers and exporters, ocean carriers, railroads, truckers, airlines, customs house brokers and forwarders, port representatives, international bankers, warehouse providers and more. Click here to read a letter from our 2016 President.

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August Monthly Luncheon

Featuring guest speaker:

Taylor Howerton

Port and Logistics Industry Manager


Taylor has over 18 years of experience serving SunTrust’s clients, including advising, structuring, and arranging transactions for a diverse set of clients in the middle market and municipal space.Taylor currently heads SunTrust Bank’s Ports and Logistics Industry Specialty and partners with Teammates to provide tailored solutions to clients operating in this critical and dynamic industry.  

Prior to joining the Industry Specialty Team, Taylor was a Director at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) in the Financial Risk Management group (FRM), focused on providing customized derivative solutions to help clients mitigate market and financial risk.

Prior to joining FRM, Taylor served as a Vice President in the Market Risk Management group at STRH, a team whose responsibilities include assessing the sensitivity of the firms tradingpositions to changes in underlying market prices and volatility.

Background and Experience

§Logistics, Transportation, and Port Finance

§Tax-exempt Private and Public BondFinancing

§Capital Markets and Risk Management


Taylor Howerton received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Florida State University. He is also a FINRA Registered Representative with Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.

Tuesday, August 16 at 11:30 am

Chickasaw Country Club

3395 Galloway Ave.

Memphis, TN 38122

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