Vincent has been in the Los Angeles market and western US market for 30 years and is a licensed customs broker. Vince has lead and aligned automation initiatives with Customs and Border Protection's Trade Modernization initiatives and industry transition to ACE.
Vince is a licensed Customs Broker and served as a past president of the Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association and current president of the Pacific Coast Council of Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders.
In March 2013, Vincent Iacopella was appointed to the 13th Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection, better known as COAC. This 20 member council advises the secretaries of the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Homeland Security on the commercial operations of CBP and related DHS and Treasury functions. Vincent Iacopella currently serves on the COAC and serves as Trade Co-Chair.
Vincent Iacopella's responsibilities include leading Alba Wheels Up International's expansion into new markets and to increase the portfolio of product offerings with a focus on trade sensitive imports and exports, as well as smart supply chain technology that drives value to importers and exporters with trade sensitive shipments.
Vincent Iacopella is responsible for leading efforts in sustainable topline growth and development and implementation of an integrated approach to sales and business development. Vincent supports strategic development and execution as part of the senior management team as well as driving sales performance and new net revenue dollars through Alba Wheels Up International's business development team. Vincent is also responsible for driving creation and development of product and service enhancements aligned with CBP, FDA, and EPA’s Trade Modernization initiatives in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) as well as development of freight and supply chain products.