Full Name
Cindy Allen
Job Title
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
Speaker Bio
In her role as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance, Cindy is responsible for ensuring that FedEx Logistics remains compliant with current laws and regulations that govern the business on a global basis. She and her team work with the various operational entities within the company to ensure that policies, practices, and training reflect the highest standards of a customs broker and freight forwarder. Cindy is also responsible for representing and advocating FedEx Logistics interests to governmental agencies and authorities around the world.

Cindy has been actively involved in the international trade industry on a consistent basis for 35 years and has held various positions in the import and export operations, consulting, compliance, and automation arenas. Previously, she served as Executive Director of the ACE Business Office at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). She also served as Vice President at several private sector firms before venturing out to start Trade Force Multiplier, a consulting firm focusing on international trade, prior to taking her current position with FedEx.

Cindy testified before the Senate Finance Committee on customs modernization in February 2023, as well as before the House Committee on Homeland Security Committee in 2008 regarding cargo security. Cindy is a past member of the DHS Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC); an executive committee member of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Freight Logistics Optimization Works (FLOW); and an active member of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA), International Compliance Professional’s Association (ICPA), American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI), and Express Association of America (EAA). Cindy has been a frequent speaker at customs compliance seminars, roundtables, and conferences for many associations while in both the private sector and government employment.

A licensed customs broker since 1990, Cindy is also a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Export Specialist (CES) through the NCBFAA.
Cindy Allen